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Catalyst Radio: Viget relaunches as Grand Rapids' city wiki

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.


City wiki gathers all thing Grand Rapids, with anyone able to add or edit content

Jonathan Pichot , Paul Wittenbraker and George Wietor at the recent relaunch held at Civic Studio

Jonathan Pichot , Paul Wittenbraker and George Wietor at the recent relaunch held at Civic Studio /Jaimé Johnson

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear from organizers of the Grand Rapids – focused wiki website

George Wietor and Jonathan Pichot talk about how Viget functions as a web gathering place where anyone can contribute knowledge about Grand Rapids, and about what’s new with this city wiki that re-launched in late 2012 with new and updated content.



Music featured in this edition of Catalyst Radio is from local band Charles the Osprey. The band is part of the unique Grand Rapids centric features on the city wiki Featured is the song “Schimitar Children and their Rugs,” from the 2010 release Consider.

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