Social Media and News

Twitter feeds from inside the Fort Hood Army Base were used in news stories about the shooting there last week. But many of the tweets relayed false information. Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com and Paul Carr of TechCrunch discuss the pros and cons of social media in news reporting. Plus, Bear Stearns on trial; dredging and drilling along the Hudson River; and NY State Senator Eric Schneiderman on closing a health insurance loophole.