Hyperlocal issues are looming large for us this week as we prepare for the Community Journalism Conference in Cardiff tomorrow. I shall be there and, together with Glyn Mottershead from the uni, will be running a workshop at 10am on How to set up … [Read more...] about Community journalism in Cardiff and some tips on participation
It used to be that you would get stories by chatting to people in bars, and it still might be that you'll do it that way some times. "But now it's also going to be about poring over data and equipping yourself with the tools to analyse it and … [Read more...] about Getting to grips with data – training opportunity and discount for DJCamp 2012
Talk About Local got the opportunity to spread the word about the hypARlocal prototype we've been working on at a Nesta organised event for people working with innovative tech projects in London last night. The hypARlocal work takes a different look … [Read more...] about hypARlocal demo at Nesta event for makers of tech for community good
News entrepreneurs, including some who run well-known hyperlocal sites, were put through a demanding but fun programme last weekend as part of a scheme to find a handful of ‘hothouse’ candidates - and they’ve now been announced! The Media and … [Read more...] about The #uclanMade winning news entrepreneurs announced
The conversations about hyperlocal High Streets are continuing apace - and news reaches us that a High Street camp is in the planning. Readers of this will be aware that we’ve been talking about ways in which local websites and blogs could play a … [Read more...] about Want to talk High Streets some more?
More of a question for our Local Government followers than a blog post this one. Does your organisation block access to Eventbrite? The reason I'm asking this is because we are in the middle of running a series of events and we are using Eventbrite … [Read more...] about Local Government & Eventbrite