The following is an abbreviated recap of my session at WordCamp Niagara 2019. Thanks to the organizers for putting on another great WordCamp. Hauling out to Niagara Falls in the autumn is a highlight of my year…!
Local media used to be the hub of our communities. It’s how we kept up with the news and events happening near us.
My first job was delivering newspapers. I was a newspaper courier for the Era Banner in Newmarket, Ontario. This would’ve been the late 90’s.
The paper wasn’t the sparse flyer-packed wrapping that we see today. It was thick and filled with writing from local reporters, editors, and columnists.
Then Facebook happened.
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