Can we break out of 140 characters as a content restriction for microblogging? Surely the ability to report easily with a lightweight device will break out of the limit?

How collaborative are journalists prepared to be about their work? WSJ regulations have a hint of King Canute about them. He’s more interested in the revalidation of journalism through direct engagement.
“Use what is ubiquitous to drive people to what is scarce”. For music business live music is the new priority, as music is becoming ubiquitous. Maps over to newspapers quite precisely – Twitter and Social Media make news ubiquitous. So what’s scarce? What can you enclose and charge for?