With the new thinking of a distributed web ala web 2.0, a new collaborative feedback loop is possible in news.
iTalkNews is a democratic journalism project that I am involved with. TheyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re currently in beta-mode, and are planning an official launch soon.
Liz Lee just set up a vlog from a road trip iTalkNews.com did earlier this summer. Check it out.