[about CNN's iReports
Best of all, iReporters don't get paid. Instead they get something even better: badges - which I assume are redeemable for food and rent. Plus, you get - - nothing else. It's like an internship: if you work for free, putting your time, and your work is good enough, maybe one day, *you* could be laid off by CNN. Now iReports cut through the media filter, to report the news that people in the real world actually care about, like what Jo-Jo Gal ate for dinner last night, ...