Guardian backs University of Hyperlocal

A new partnership project between the Centre for Journalism at Leeds Trinity University College and Guardian…

Small-screen western – myCornwall.tv broadcasts hyperlocally

The pitch for local, internet television is easy to make.  Regional tv has always addressed vast…

Hyperlocalism to bring shift in power

Interesting post from head of journalism at City University highlights how hyperlocalism could transform local politics.…

Hyperlocal pioneer welcomes cap on council mags

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

Funding shortfall closes award-winning news site

The foundation-funded Washington Independent has closed its doors after just three years because its funding dried…

Is TBD a new model for regional news?

Digital expert Kevin Anderson provides a useful case study of the Washington-based website TBD, launched in…

NeighbourNet reveals key to hyperlocal success

In the first of a series of case studies looking at commercial hyperlocals, NMJ visits NeighbourNet.…

STV rolls out local news sites across Scotland

STV Local is among the UK’s most ambitious attempts yet to create a network of local,…

Which way for public policy journalism?

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

Budding local tv scene flowers in Norwich

“We are going to build a new eco-system of news, from the bottom up”, Rick Waghorn…