A new radio program from Public Radio International, called Open Source, will collect and refine story ideas from posts and comments on their blog. The intent of the producers, Mary McGrath and Christopher Lydon, is to allow people to see and participate in the production of each show. At first they'll read blogger contributions over the air, but eventually they hope to capture and broadcast MP3 sound clips of the contributor's voice.
NY Times: A Radio Program Turns to a Blog to Cull Ideas by Tania Ralli
There are always people in the radio audience who know more on the topics being discussed on the air. Open Source's blog taps into that, and tries to get the experts on the air. But at the end of the day, what the audience of nonexperts hears will define Open Source