Read the Article Here
We always talk about pushing the envelope online, staying ahead of the game, and doing something different with purpose.
Anderson Cooper in the midst of the Haiti crisis is admirable, but CNN’s latest collaboration with the hipster reporters from Vice/VBS.tv is ballsy. Needless to say it’s unexpected, but absolutely necessary in a time when people no longer fully trust the nation’s leaders and media.
I see it as a move to break through any conceptions we have about mainstream news being propaganda. If you check out Vice’s coverage of Liberia, you’ll see they are dedicated to showing the real stories and the heart of the struggles around the world in a way our generation can absorb.Tweet this!