An incredible instance of citizen reporting:
Janis Krums, a traveler on a New York river ferry, used his iPhone to snap and distribute via Twitter this photo, the first one taken of the Hudson River plane crash on January 15:
It’s amazing to see how the iPhone changes the way news is spread. I was inspired by this to sign up for a Twitter account. I also downloaded Twitfire from the App Store, which lets you quickly snap a photo and post it to Twitter or TwitPic, like Janis did on the river.