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Democratizing Media | S02E12

Episode the Eleventh: On hyperlocal websites and how they fit into local media

Since June 2009, Edmonton has had the benefit of a great local resource to information on just about anything you can think of — from festivals to concerts to art shows to political issues and discussions, TheEdmontonian.com launched with a mind to try and bring topics of interest to citizens in a conversational, interesting way.

Episode the First: Social Media and Truthiness

This is our first crack at an ongoing project called the Unknown Studio. This episode — recorded from a derelict oil rig off the coast of Nova Scotia — we talk to Brittney Le Blanc from iNews880.com about social media, particularly Twitter. Why it’s good, why it’s bad, why “gurus” and “experts” can bite us. […]