I am not sure it is an appropriate comparison but it's quite fascinating.
Twitter.com, less than three years old, is about to beat the venerable 14-year-old NYTimes.com in the number of unique visitors per month -- about 14 million in March versus 16.7 million, with a rate of growth much quicker.
Don't believe that? Check out the latest numbers at Compete.com.
Also read: Some thoughts on citizen journalism and Mumbai
And: 3G technology promises more power to citizen journalists
And: Asia's social media use shows what a big world it is