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What Happens When We All Become Oliver Stones?

I'm a big fan of citizen journalism. I've been thinking a lot about the evolution of Web journalism from aggregation to what I'm calling amalgamation. In mining, amalgamation is the process of separating precious metals from ore. In business, amalgamation means the blending of different  entities. I think both meanings fit the evolving model of blending of the raw witness of citizen journalists with the editing capabilities of professional journalists to form a richer experience than citizens or journalists can produce on their own.

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