According to Shane Hegarty in the Irish Times "You Don't Need to go to Journalism College to Be A Journalist". October 16 2010.
With all the newspaper and magazine etc comment sections on the Internet and letter pages in a great many publications ordinary joe soaps like you and I can get our viewpoints out.
Here on PIE we sometimes have a large and instant readership. Shane is so right.
Elvis Presley to receive the hip-hop remix treatment on a new album | Pop & Hiss | Los Angeles Times