Journalists launch software for hyperlocals

A software package that automates the production of hyperlocal news sites has been launched by three…

First impressions of new newspaper i

‘Hopefully it will do well,’ said my newsagent. ‘Only 20p.’ He was selling me the last…

Multilingual hyperlocal sets new standards of participation

A new twist on community-focused media comes with the launch of the Alhambra Source, a multilingual…

Advertising that puts publishers in control

Journalists and website owners who expect the web to deliver them a living are set to…

Armchair auditors make life less comfy for councils

As part of a series examining what the digital revolution means for public policy, NMJ talks…

Guardian embraces long-form blogs

The Guardian has launched a series of long-form blogs under its Comment is free banner. Editor…

Birmingham Press closes

The Birmingham Press announced today that it was ceasing to operate, with owner Chris Bullivant reportedly…

Journalism graduates get hyper (local)

Hyperlocal start-up The Lincolnite has declared itself open for advertising business. The Lincolnite was launched an…

Can armchair auditors scrutinise public spending?

It looks like the government’s cost-cutting agenda is dovetailing nicely with the rise of citizen journalism.…

Poynter offers grants for media start-ups

US journalism institute Poynter is offering seed funding to media start-ups. The grantmaker promises cash and…