US hyperlocal fails to monetise

By Alex Klaushofer. Leading US hyperlocal TBD is downsizing, slashing its staff and dumping its news…

New website wages war on churnalism

By Alex Klaushofer. Today sees the launch of Churnalism.com, a website aimed at discouraging the practice…

Ad server goes hyperlocal

Rvolve, which serves location-specific ads to a site, launched in beta this week.  Created by West…

Hyperlocal wins grant funding

The announcement yesterday that Blog Preston has won public funding is surely a sign of a…

Sheridan Trial Blog is a ratings hit for court reporting

The trial and jailing of the former leader of the Scottish Socialist Party for perjury has…

Jury out on Twitter- consultation about court reporting launched

A consultation on the use of Twitter in court reporting has been launched this week. The…

Has the Huffington Post hit the big time?

Is the surprise sale of the Huffington Post to AOL a sign that blogs can make…

Murdoch’s Daily doesn’t cross the pond

Much as we would love to bring you a review of Rupert Murdoch’s iPad newspaper The…

First iPad newspaper launches in New York

Today, Murdoch bets an estimated $30 million on his hunch that a new generation of iPad…

Not on my Patch

A detailed long-term analysis of AOL’s Patch local news sites appears today at the Reynolds Journalism…