Since the good news that we posted here last week which seemingly gave those of us who wish to film council meetings the right to do so, we've heard different experiences. In Bexley, a filming ban is reportedly still to remain due to the council's … [Read more...] about Update: Council filming 'right' for bloggers has limits
The publication of election notices this week fires the starting gun on local election campaigns in many areas with hyperlocal sites often the go-to place for community information. … [Read more...] about Tips and tools for hyperlocal coverage of the 2013 local elections
Update at 11.30: There’s been more comment on this throughout the morning. The culture secretary Maria Miller is reported in this post on The Guardian to be saying the "one-man band or a single blogger" would not be affected by the legislation … [Read more...] about Will hyperlocals be hit by the post Leveson rules?
This week's launch of the new Centre for Community Journalism took centre stage at a Cardiff conference which saw key players in the hyperlocal scene come together to discuss enabling and empowering communities. Set within the university's … [Read more...] about Centre for Community Journalism hyperlocal help and research launched
The world of the public sector partnerships is a acronym heavy one it seems - with it's BIDs , LEPs, ATCM, GLC....I could continue, but I predict you'll soon be glazing over. It was this language issue which really struck me during this week's the … [Read more...] about Getting your voice heard in the High Street issue
Over the years I’ve been involved in many community publishing ventures of different shapes and sizes - but not on my doorstep. Recently that’s started to feel a little odd as I know more about the local politics, goings on and issues in … [Read more...] about The making of a hyperlocal – step-by-step