Matthew Ingram posits why traditional media should be afraid of Twitter. The introduction of hashtag pages could prove to be quite useful, in the least. And at best, hashtag pages could carve out huge portions of topical audiences.
Twitter has been breaking news quicker than the rest of the internet for awhile now. Today, when I see journalists (especially younger ones) who aren’t using Twitter, it amounts to a journalist in 1970 choosing not to use a typewriter or an AP wire.