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The world from Twitter space

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Five journalists have spent the last five days locked up in a farmhouse in southwest France with only the social networking websites Facebook and Twitter to rely on.

The journalists were taking part in an experiment to test the quality and accuracy of news to be found through social networking sites and to see if they can compete with traditional media. Janic Tremblay, journalist for Radio Canada, reveals what the journalists found.

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