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Interview - Decatur bloggers Nick and Dave, proprietors of Decatur Metro and inDecatur

by Amber Rhea, March 3, 2009 - 12:12am

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DeKalb County, particularly Decatur, has one of the more vibrant hyperlocal blogging scenes in Georgia. We discuss why this is the case and more in this interview with Dave Kell, proprietor of the inDecatur blog, and Nick, who runs Decatur Metro.

Also discussed:

  • The origins of their respective blogs
  • The Atlanta Journal vs. Atlanta Constitution vibe between their two respective blogs, and the nature of their (friendly?) competition
  • The tedious topic of what will happen when newspapers go belly up
  • Advantages and disadvantages of partial anonymity versus full public disclosure
  • How Carl Black seems to be everywhere. (Now he's in our podcast too)

We've known Dave through other various functions in the past, but this was the first time we'd met the elusive Nick.

This is the first interview they've given together. You heard it first on the Georgia Podcast Network!

(little joke there, you'll have to listen to get it)

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Tags: blog, blogging, Blogs, Carl Black, Dave Kell, Decatur, Decatur Metro, DeKalb County, hyperlocal, navel gazing

griftdrift's picture

Great stuff. Lots of pearls of wisdom in there. It might be interesting to research and write about the Dekalb blog phenomenon....

Posted on March 3, 2009 - 1:08pm