Hyperlocal News Roundup
by Matt McGee on Jun 21, 2010 in Industry
I had too nice of a Father’s Day weekend to do any blogging yesterday, so the link roundup was pushed back a day. Here’s a look at some news and blog posts that you may find interesting. If you’re a dad, I hope you had a great Father’s Day, too!
- Streetcorner among 16 innovative Australian digital projects to watch, streetcorner.com.au
- Citizen journalism: can small be bountiful?, The Guardian — this is a good look at the UK hyperlocal scene with some comments from our friend, William Perrin, of Talk About Local
- Jury is out on whether hyperlocal journalism can pay, www.wallblog.co.uk
- Bloggers We Love: Adelle McEleveen – The Fashionista Lab – San Francisco, Outside.in Blog
- Congratulations to the 2010 Knight News Challenge Winners, www.knightblog.org — I have a feeling that we’ll be writing about several of these winners here on HLB in the coming months and years.
- SeattleCrime iPhone app update adds Seattle Police Department reports, Neighborlogs
- The bitter pill of profit, The Hyperlocalist
- Residents are increasingly setting up their own ‘hyperlocal’ websites – should councils be worried?, The Guardian
- Whatever you think hyperlocal is, you’re wrong, Journal Local
- Hyperlocal news sites on Twitter, The Guardian
- Knight News Challenge: Is a wiki site coming to your city? Local Wiki will build software to make it simple, Nieman Journalism Lab — I’m reminded that Andrew Moore from Kansas City previously wrote a guest article here on HLB about doing a Wiki-based hyperlocal site.