Reporters, academics, lawyers and the news industry are all weighing in on what many refer to as the news reporting crisis. But the blogging, Facebook-updating, Twitter-Tweeting generation is not so convinced that a flat line for printed newspapers is a crisis at all. Rather, maybe it's progress. And even their Blackberry-toting parents have flocked to the Internet as a leading source of free and instantaneous information over traditional print media.
But if the dizzying pace continues in the race to break news at any cost -- even and especially at the expense of fact checking and reliable sourcing, what will happen to news and information?