European unions advocate entrepreneurial journalism to beat austerity

The biggest threats to professional journalism across Europe are: competition from non-journalists, threats to authors’ rights…

Like a phoenix from liquidation – mag experiments with partnership model

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. When the numbers fail to add up, the publishers of most…

Dale departure sparks debate about future of blogging

The decision by veteran blogger Iain Dale to quit the blogosphere has sparked a debate about…

Hyperlocal pioneer welcomes cap on council mags

Government restrictions on council publications will give a much-needed boost to hyperlocal websites, according to NeighbourNet…

Which way for public policy journalism?

The publication of the government’s ‘transparency database’ this week is the latest policy change aimed at…

Armchair auditors make life less comfy for councils

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

Can armchair auditors scrutinise public spending?

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

Council paper clamp-down announced

Local authorities will be prevented from producing more than four newspapers a year, and ‘propaganda papers’…

Government details plans for local TV

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to take another step in realising the government’s vision of a…

Hyperlocals influence housing policy

There are signs that the new wave of hyperlocals springing up across the country are having…