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Opinion
Mark Trahant: You write the news, you pick it


"There's an interesting Flash movie called "EPIC 2014." [Link] It's the history of news -- or the end of news -- written after the merger of every media company you can think of until the last company standing is "Googlezon."

Most of the attention about the film has focused on media mergers. But the notion of participatory journalism is just as interesting.

"Everyone contributes in some way. Everyone participates to create a living, breathing mediascape," says the narrator of the film.

The eight-minute film's title stands for "Evolving Personalized Information Construct."

You write the news -- and pick the news. For added solemnity, in the EPIC world, The New York Times decides to go offline."

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Mark Trahant: Here's your chance to shape opinion (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 8/14)

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