Is Curation Becoming A Proxy For 'Social Media?' Posted by Tom Foremski - March 7, 2011 Curation is a hot topic and it's a topic that is being enthusiastically adopted by many in social media -- so much so that curation and social media seem to be beginning to be used interchangeably.
Take a look at this post on the BBC College of Journalism blog:Social media: what's the difference between curation and journalism? The post takes a look at a discussion between journalists on the topic of using video from Libya: On Friday, 'mainstream' media made a bad mistake when it ran images of fighting in the Libyan town of Zawiyah - Reuters picked up the video from social media, which claimed/believed it was legitimate 'today' footage. On Journalism and Twitter by @fieldproducer, @acarvin et al. BBC CoJo: What’s the difference between curation and journalism? BBC College of Journalism Blog - Social media: what's the difference between curation and journalism?