Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Social Media's Influence on Storm Chasing (courtesy of AccuWeather.com)

Earlier today, AccuWeather.com posted an exclusive video that featured The Northeast Quadrant and its blogger and manager, Devin Matthew Toporek.

The video tells the story of how social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter are allowing anyone to instantly broadcast weather-related information, and the idea that perhaps storm chasing be left to the pros... Or should it? You decide as AccuW
eather's Katie Fehlinger looks in-depth at how the ease of today's communication impacts news credibility.

The video is just over six minutes in length and worth the watch, but if you want to see just The Northeast Quadrant and Devin, scroll to minute 3:10!
View the video here.