Facebook Live’s signal has never been stronger
Boston Globe - 07/08/2016
Thanks to Facebook Live, nearly anybody with a cellphone can be a broadcast journalist. And this week’s tragic events prove that many people welcome the opportunity. Instead of rushing to save themselves, eyewitnesses grabbed their phones and shared their stories with the world.
“I do think it’s a kind of watershed moment in terms of the democratization of media power,” said John Wihbey, an assistant professor of journalism and new media at Northeastern University.