Cairo Death Viral Video and Citizen Journalism Issues
Description:While there is value having citizen reporting out on the streets, verifying the content can be an arduous task, according to panelists speaking in the Beet.TV Video Journalism Summit.
One of the most dramatic videos from Cairo was an AP video of a protester being shot. The raw, unedited clip has gotten about 670,000 views on YouTube.
The images were recorded by a citizen and confirmed by an AP reporter who was at the scene and saw the shooting.(7:31)