Over at the CIPR's Conversation, Rich Beattie suggests that social networks will play a large role in providing us with news in the future.
How we get our news, who provides it and how it shapes stories is changing. Social media is already playing a significant role and will continue to do so. This is an opportunity for companies, organisations and individuals to break their own news stories directly. It is also a challenge to ensure you are heard because so many people are trying to do the same thing.