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Open Mic: What Are the Best Sites to Keep Up With Audio News?


Each week we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate. We want to hear from you, and here’s your chance.

Help us with the next installment of the monster list of audio sites. Where do you go to keep up with the latest audio news?

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