Placeblogger: More human than ever

Check out the redesigned Placeblogger a 2007 Knight News Challenge winner.

The aggregation-by-location niche seems to be blowing up lately, especially as startups try to hitch their maps to the iPhone’s wagon, but Placeblogger feels like real live humans are writing blog posts in real live places.  I like that.

via the Knight Foundation Blog.

See also: Build your own local news application using Outside.In’s API

One Reply to “Placeblogger: More human than ever”

  1. Thanks,Ryan! I appreciate that. And it is about the lived experience — including that elementary particle of citizen journalism, the picture of somebody’s cat. Call it the Totally Not Ready For Prime Time AP.

    Let’s talk soon, k?

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