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
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?
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
New OFCOM figures in association with a major AHRC research consortium, of which Talk About Local is a member, for the first time gives some hard official numbers on the importance of hyperlocal media in the UK. OFCOM's annual statistical 'bible' of … [Read more...] about OFCOM publishes new research on size of UK hyperlocal sector