Brad Flora’s Twitter account describes him as a “journalist-turned-hacker.”
Flora does plenty of both as the creator of WindyCitizen. Like Digg.com, this social media-driven Chicago news site allows its users to “bump” stories up or down based on votes and popularity. It creates a hyperlocal, interactive experience for its readers.
Flora spoke with ChicagoStorytelling’s Stephanie Bork about his site, convergence reporting and the article he’s most proud of.
His answer to the latter may surprise you …