Citizen Journalism cuts out the middleman

Over at the Future Shop Techblog I posted this item about the difference between journalism 40years ago (when we were landing on the moon) and today.

The upshot is that the Tech is cutting out the middleman, and making journalism more accessible to everyone.

But is it quality journalism? Does having a J-school sheepskin really matter when it comes to reporting the news? I think having the papers is important, but not essential.

Check out the post, and leave your thoughts in the comments.