When a map makes a difference

An online map would have greatly improved readers’ understanding of a highly charged dispute in Nova Scotia this week.

Google’s crowdsourced traffic reports will hurt radio

“It’s stop and go on the bridge.” “Watch out for that deer on the 102.” The voices are a staple of local radio — listeners calling in to report traffic conditions. On-air updates build audiences, involve listeners and bring advertisers to morning and afternoon shows. But Google believes it can deliver traffic reports faster and […]