People who write for blogs like this one love to make sweeping predictions about what the following year will bring for journalism. In retrospect a lot of them are silly and turn out to be unfounded. Remember how 2011 was supposed to be the year of hyperlocal? Well, read this and this.
So I’m going to make a prediction for 2012, but it’s not going to be a sweeping one. It’s going to be—what I feel—is an accurate one.
In 2012, social media-based reporting will continue to reach new heights. Read more