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Archives: January 18, 2013

“Rather than the public being eclipsed or forgotten, there are instead too many publics.” C.W. Anderson
The Knight News Challenge winner will experiment with using cheap tools and existing networks to produce radio programming through mobile devices. Justin Ellis
Plus: The Manti Te’o hoax, The Atlantic’s botched Scientology advertorial, a check on CNET’s editorial independence, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
There might not by Internet access out in the fields, but WeFarm hopes that SMS and a human network built on translation and information sharing can let farmers get more out of their land. Caroline O'Donovan