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April 05, 2006

This Week's Podcast with Baristanet's Debbie Galant

Heather Green

This week's guest on the BW Cutting Edge podcast is Debbie Galant, the founder of the popular community blog Baristanet. Started in 2004 by Gallant, a former New York Times columnist, covers such things as fires and Girl Scout cookie sales in Montclair, N.J.

It?? seen as one of the models that?? leading the way for online community journalism in the U.S. Galant talks about plans for expansion, the site?? business model, and how traditional journalism and citizen journalism collide and coalesce.

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I really enjoyed this interview with my hometown blog. Amused that Gallant refers to the demographic as "blue-state sushi eaters."

Posted by: steve baker at April 5, 2006 03:10 PM

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