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Podcast: Conversation with Brittney Gilbert of Nashvilleistalking.com

Brittney Gilbert of Nashvilleistalking.comIn the first episode of the Center for Citizen Media’s podcast, Lisa Williams of hyperlocal news site H2otown.info talks with Brittney Gilbert, the blogger behind Nashvilleistalking.com. Nashvilleistalking.com is produced by Nashville’s ABC affiliate, WKRN/News 2 and has become the nodal point for Nashville’s local blogosphere:

That’s the whole point of Nashvillistalking — the title of the site is what it’s about. My job is to keep an eye on all of the locally produced blogs and be a human aggregator for what everybody is talking about. We just had a recent death-row execution, and there was a lot of talk about that, both pro and con; I try to do roundups where if you want a good sampling of where poeple are on one issue, you can come to Nashvilleistalking and find something from everybody who’s written about it…I notice that some people even start blogs after having read Nashvilleistalking; they notice that we have a really vibrant online community and they want to participate. Nashvilleistalking is not only a reflection of what bloggers are saying but has also inspired some people to start their own blog.

You can find the file here (MP3).

10 Comments on “Podcast: Conversation with Brittney Gilbert of Nashvilleistalking.com”

  1. #1 Ross M Karchner
    on Jul 19th, 2006 at 3:47 pm

    Great interview, inspiring stuff.

  2. #2 Damien
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 5:48 am

    This podcast doesn’t seem to work. I’d love to hear it.

  3. #3 Kevin Barbieux
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 12:46 pm

    It did not work for me either.

  4. #4 David Vaughn
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 12:58 pm

    The download link doesn’t work.

  5. #5 Jackson
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 1:43 pm

    Yeah, the mp3 file redirects back to the home page.

  6. #6 Dan Gillmor
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 2:12 pm

    Apologies, the link now works.

  7. #7 brittney
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 4:03 pm

    Thanks for the interview, Lisa. I’m very delighted to hear I don’t sound like a complete hick.

  8. #8 Lisa Williams
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 8:53 pm

    Brittney: you were great! I put you first for a reason ;)

  9. #9 Lisa Williams
    on Jul 20th, 2006 at 8:54 pm

    Hi, Ross — Hi Kevin!

  10. #10 Steve over at realVerse
    on Jul 21st, 2006 at 12:35 pm

    I loved the podcast, and Brittney sounded great. Thanks for the good work CCM!