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The Examiner

W-town’s got some new independent media: The Examiner launched yesterday. The mission is to “look deeper and think harder” which, in an era of frankly embarrassing daily newspapers, sounds worthwhile to me. It’s “peer-edited” and they’re encouraging participation from anyone nearby.

Sounds like a great Wgtn-focused companion to Scoop’s lively Werewolf monthly. Also, another good example of traditional media channels being challenged from the grassroots. Help it find its audience and take a look!

(Of course, this being W-town, two of the three launch articles interview friends of mine, and I know half of the listed contributors as well. Wellington isn’t small exactly, but it sure is densely interconnected.)

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  1. Stephen | January 25, 2011 at 11:42 am | Permalink

    What happened? Server seems to have gone bye-byes, just after I made a post to the Wellingtonista about it too.

  2. morgue | January 25, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Permalink

    Facebook says “server issues, working on it!”