People powered journalism outbeats mainstream media when reporting on the Hudson River crash

Yesterday Janis Krums found himself on a ferry outside New York witnessing the Airbus that made an emergency landing in the Hudson River. Only seconds later his first Tweet appeared on Twitter with a link to TwitPic and his now world famous photo of people leaving the plane.
Later during the day pictures started to appear on Flickr and the story keept on evolving on Now Public, a crowd sourcing newspaper online.
We’re living in a real time world were NOW is what it’s all about. Technology and social media are the enablers and YOU provide the information.
Found through Techcrunch.