Gillmor Gang on Rackspace and Chatter

As Scoble describes Rackspace’s move to Chatter, you get the idea that social media is not just the province of the Ashton’s and Lady Gaga’s, but a million personal clouds that resonate with accumulated authority and credibility. Mainstream media can play a role here; Borthwick describes the velocity with which a New York Times reporter validated the Bin Laden story as it broke on Twitter.