June 10, 2020
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#279 A Forgotten News Lab Predicted Journalism’s Online Future in 1991
InfoLab imagined newspapers' transition from print to digital, creating multimedia digital news in the basement of The Hamilton Spectator back in the early '90s.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Andréa Schmidt
Managing Editor, Podcasts
David Crosbie
Senior Producer

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Jesse talks to its former director, journalist Wayne MacPhail, about what the InfoLab did, and why it shut down shortly after Conrad Black’s company bought the newspaper chain.

This episode originally aired on May 27, 2019.

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