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OpenFile topics suggested by readers before it shut down

OpenFile was a failed crowdsourcing journalism venture in Canada. Internet users – with nice untroubled lives, but with a really smashing capacity for curiosity – could “open a file” with, i.e., suggest a story to, OpenFile, which might then assign a journalist and publish an online article.

OpenFile deservedly closed up shop in September 2012. Before it also shut down its Web site, I downloaded all the pending story suggestions. You can read them two ways:



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Posted: 2013.05.21

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