The use of a photo from the social network on the cover of Time hints at the possibility of crowdsourced footage for legitimate news stories.

This article titled “The future of video journalism” was written by Michael Rosenblum, for on Friday 11th January 2013 15.28 UTC

The Time Magazine put Instagram image of Hurricane Sandy on its cover (above) in its 12 November issue.

The photo is pretty impressive but I am more interested in what it says, not only about the future of professional photography, but also videography.

When I founded Video News International in 1988, one of the first investors was Nick Nicholas, then the chairman and CEO of Time/Life, the largest and most widely respected media company in the world.

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