The traditional media has been going down the tubes for years, and investigative journalism has essentially gone belly-up in America, until average citizens became so fed up with the system that they decided to do something about it. Out of their frustration grew the New Media – blogs, online videos, and citizen journalism. Today, these outlets have become the new mainstream media.

In a May 2009 edition of our podcast, Ring of Fire’s Mike Papantonio discussed this issue with one of the pioneers of this revolution, Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks.

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