CNN Relies on Viewers for Reports on Bridge Collapse
August 2, 2007 9:02 AM
Exactly one year after launching its user-generated service, CNN I-Report, the news network learned just how much consumers crave these capabilities.
The network had already received 96 “I-Reports” approved for air by mid-morning Thursday on the Minneapolis bridge collapse the night before.
In fact, an eyewitness account from an “I-Reporter” was one of the network’s main sources before other images became available.