Offset opposition, the rise and fall of Britain’s alternative press

Review, by Tim Dawson The reappearance of Nigel Fountain’s ‘Underground, The Alternative Press 1966 – 1974’…

Come the revolution, Sister – if we can afford it

Report by Alex Klaushofer. My last blog reported on the curious absence of women among the…

New model journalism, old model sexism – do we need a new e-feminism?

Report by Alex Klaushofer. Over the two and a half years I’ve been researching emerging forms…

Under the spotlight: Citizen journalism site Blottr

Report by Alex Klaushofer. Since launching a little over a year ago, Blottr, or ‘the people…

News from your street served up by a ‘publishing visionary’

Case study by Tim Dawson. Postcodegazette’s aim is to create a virtual newspaper for every street…

Hard data shatters hyperlocal dream

Report by Alex Klaushofer. When hyperlocal publisher Chris Thomas was casting about for a topic for…

Hyperlocalism – the next landgrab?

Comment by Alex Klaushofer. If the rhetoric is to be believed, hyperlocalism is the most promising…

Hyperlocal wins grant funding

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

Tweeting ’bout the revolution – the case of Tunisia

The digital revolution has been meeting actual revolution over the past week in Tunisia. Users of…

C4’s Snow appeals for snow news from citizen journos

Covering the chaos at Heathrow on this evening’s Channel 4 news, Jon Snow has appealed for…