Part 1: 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 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.
Part 2: Lord Ballwasher of Crossharbour
Canada’s dusty old privacy laws are back in the spotlight thanks to the government’s new digital charter.
Matt Gurney co-hosts.