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Ferguson Ushers in New Era of Live-Streamed Citizen Journalism

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An unprecedented number of people watched the events of Ferguson, Missouri unfold live via independent live-streams over the past couple of weeks, ushering in a new era of citizen journalism.

Writes Laura Sydell of NPR, "Some say Ferguson has been a turning point in the U.S. for live streaming of news events. As the demonstrations unfolded there over the past two weeks, a few million people watched the events in real time."

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