Today saw the launch of the UK Hyperlocal Community News report. It’s a welcome piece of (open access) quantitative research by three UK universities on the state of the British hyperlocal scene in a landscape where research has traditionally been a … [Read more...] about Culture, council and campaigning – the UK hyperlocal scene today
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Collaborative survey asks about hyperlocals’ contribution to the UK media landscape. Survey at this link Hyperlocal publishing and community websites are becoming an increasingly important feature of the UK media landscape, supplementing existing … [Read more...] about New research: How do hyperlocals contribute to local democracy and what do they need?
On 15th November I was lucky enough to grab a ten minute chat with Andrew Brightwell of Hasbrum, the new website of 'Birmingham Hyperlocal News' created by a group of students on Birmingham City University's MA Online Journalism course. Hashbrum is … [Read more...] about Hashbrum: experimenting with local news