mobile phone and social media use has exploded. Wherever we are, whatever we see happening, we all arrive equipped: ready to capture the moment, document the action in photos, pictures and words; every element a button click away from being shared. The question for us, as burgeoning citizen journalists, is what do we do? The question for us, as burgeoning citizen journalists, is what do we do? We walk the streets with our smartphones in our hands, which means we’re already halfway to capturing the news. In that moment, more and more of us will be asked to make the choice, do we capture or call, do we document or help?

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