Ed Driscoll

Cell Phones And The Future Of News Gathering

Hollywood Reporter reports that when Cory Lidle’s private plane “crashed into an Upper East Side apartment building on Wednesday, Fox News Channel delivered early live video to its viewers from the crash site using a hand-held mobile phone souped up with streaming video”.

Around 2000, long before anyone heard of the Blogosphere, I actually did an article on the future of news gathering for a short-lived magazine for cell phone users in England. Click here for a reprint.