Local News Aggregation: Compelling or Repelling?

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As geospatial practitioners we are firmly committed to the idea that geography matters. The media knows this, too; that's why the local news is on at 6 pm and the national news at 6:30. But what about local news on the Web? How well are new technologies, including smarter search algorithms and automated maps, doing at making local sites compelling? Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg tours a few such sites and renders her verdict. The podcast is 15 minutes long and was recorded on November 5, 2007.

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