Speaking Municipally

Taproot co-founders Karen Unland and Mack Male break down the impact of the Online News Act, being blocked on Facebook, and how the company is planning to grow. Plus, we geek out over the use of programming tools for editorial work.

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

Online News Act
Valley Line LRT
Animal care
Renewables ban
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Creators & Guests

Mack Male
Co-Founder and CEO of Taproot Publishing Inc.
Troy Pavlek
Apparently the TMZ of #yegcc.Governing myself accordingly since 2021
Karen Unland
Co-founder of @taprootyeg with @mastermaq. Creator of @albertapodnet. Co-host of @thatsathingyeg. Fan of crazy ideas that just might work. She/her

What is Speaking Municipally?

Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to City Council so you don't have to! Join us as we delve into conversations about the context surrounding decisions made at City Hall.