The traditional media has been going down the tubes for years, and investigative journalism had essentially gone belly-up in America, until average citizens became so fed up with this system that they decided to do something about it. Out of that 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 with one of the pioneers of this revolution, Cenk Uygur, host of the Young Turks.