As is tradition with our unconferences, at the end of #TAL12 we held the much-awaited Unawards ceremony to mark the very best in hyperlocal innovation and excellence. Below is our list of winners, who were rewarded with some very special prizes … [Read more...] about The #TAL12 Unaward winners
A lot of discussion has been sparked this week by Richard Jones' article for the BBC Journalism College ‘Why I couldn’t make a living from my successful hyperlocal’ which looks at the reasons he felt the excellent Saddleworth News wouldn't give him a … [Read more...] about "How my successful hyperlocal improved my job prospects"
One piece of advice Dave Harte gives to community website managers in his fantastic post 'Hyperlocal till I die' is, strangely, 'to have some children'. Or, more specifically: ...something that keeps you tied to an area...The longevity of your blog … [Read more...] about Hyperlocal exit strategy
If you write a hyperlocal news site, I can guarantee you'll have roads and junctions in your area which are known for being dangerous. It's possible to use the Freedom of Information Act to get your local council to tell you just how dangerous they … [Read more...] about Getting road safety data from your local council