Working 11+ hours a day Monday through Friday and trying to see and experience a country on the weekends doesn't leave much time for blogging regularly. In this post I want to take you back to some of the most memorable stories I did while in Rwanda. Remember, I was working as a reporting intern at a commercial radio station in Kigali, Rwanda's capital.
In short, everything that you thought the Internet wasn't about in a world of 140 character tweets, Facebook status updates and YouTube viral video sensations. These deep and rich treasure troves of content are also gaining mainstream attention, and it all seems to be drawing more and more energy towards podcasting: a medium that many have already written off.
A former CBC colleague-turned-journalism professor very politely questions the ethics of my writing this column for HuffPost. Surely, he suggests delicately, the internet in general -- and aggregators like HuffPost in particular -- are killing traditional mainstream, general-interest journalism. And, in the process, seriously damaging democracy. My reply...?