In a recent article that talks about "crowd-sourcing" news, Media-ite's Steve Rosenbaum mentioned Don Lemon's appearance at Blog World.
And the Times isn’t alone in this. CNN anchor and rising social media star Don Lemon was preaching the gospel of a new “Social” CNN at BlogWorld Expo in Las Vegas recently. Lemon’s pitch – if you see news happening or have a tip – hit him up on Twitter and he’ll read and respond (@donlemoncnn). A feisty blogger from the audience took issue with Lemon’s offer to allow them to be part of his ‘crowd-sourced’ newsgathering team. “Hey, why should we give YOU our best leads and scoops” the belligerent blogger demanded Lemmon paused, flashed his trademark anchor grin and said: “Because our platform is bigger than your platform.” True enough.
... to read the full article: Curation. Crowd Sourcing. And Sexy Aliens.
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