The online videos and tweets coming out of Iran the past two weeks have proved again that "citizen journalism" can be powerful.
Want to join the world of online reporting?
There's a new place on the Web designed to help would-be citizen journalists learn how to do that. The YouTube Reporters' Center went live today. Here's the mission and a short video about it:
The YouTube Reporters' Center is a new resource to help you learn more about how to report the news. It features some of the nation's top journalists and news organizations sharing instructional videos with tips and advice for better reporting.
Among those veteran journalists sharing their expertise is NPR's own Scott Simon, of Weekend Edition: