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Information as gone mobile. Briggs explains how news broke in Manchester when a soccer star crashed his car. The incident was captured on a camera phone.

News worthy incidents happen often, and in this age of technology is can always be captured. And sometimes not so newsworthy incidents can be made into news worthy incidents by the same means.

An example of this was the Michael Phelps incident, when he was pictured on a camera phone smoking marijuana. The picture was made public and instant new reaction and criticism came for the Olympic swimmer.

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