I was asked to give an interview today at 19:30 GMT on Al Jazeera English about crowdsourcing in medicine. I plan to tell some stories about how I have been using social media to build valid medical communities where I get answers for my specific medical/clinical questions. I’ve recently covered this important issue on my blog: Crowdsourcing in medicine via Twitter
Al Jazeera’s new, interactive TV program called The Stream is a social media community with its own daily television program and will tap into the extraordinary potential of this exciting new medium to disseminate news. The Stream will be an aggregator of online sources and discussion, seeking out unheard voices, new perspectives from people on the ground and untold angles related to the most compelling stories of the day.
The show will be available in more than 200 million households in over 89 countries across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.