The consolidation of radio ownership in the largely rural state of North Dakota is especially acute. In moments of disaster, do citizens have access to local and timely broadcasts of the Emergency Alert System?
In the final installment of this series on podcaster Bob Frantz and his venture Boneyard Industries, the frustration that comes with advertising and getting local listeners on board is explored.
Is there any such thing as local digital media? Looking at the case of local podcasts, Tim Anderson argues that people indeed do, and always have, inscribed the local in their digital media creations.