First rough draft of history is raw video

Maybe so obvious, is it not worth noting, but I will: The capture Col. Muammar Gaddafi was caught on video and that the video was shot with an iPhone by a participant; not a journalist.

In photos and videos of his death and body, nearly everyone seems to have a camera phone.

The first rough draft of history has become raw video shot with a cell phone capable of shooting video and with the capability of being quickly shared and posted on the Internet.

As I write this, Google Plus and Twitter and news websites are posting raw video from an earthequake in a fairly remote region of Turkey.

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