UK hyperlocals suffer from grantfunders’ fixation on innovation

Comment by Alex Klaushofer. Earlier this month, the lottery-funded charity Nesta announced the successful bidders for…

New download mag for Northern Ireland’s community sector

Report by Tim Dawson. With 27,000 people working in the voluntary and community sector in Northern…

Public interest journalism takes a kangaroo leap forward

Review by Alex Klaushofer. Today brings the launch of Australian news websiteThe Global Mail, one of…

From cooperation to crowd-funding: The case of Port Talbot

Report by Alex Klaushofer. Its bleak industrial landscape was the inspiration for Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner,…

Profit is dead. Long live Public Interest: Journalism in 2012 and beyond

Comment by Alex Klaushofer. With the first week of the New Year bringing only warnings from…

Charitable model could save local news

Guest blog by David Ainsworth. Recently a group of my colleagues and I became interested in…

Download tools – an online newservice for the labour movement

Report by Tim Dawson. Trades unions have not always been the quickest to adopt new means…

Bureau of Investigative Journalism celebrates first birthday

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the not-for-profit organisation established to help…

Foundation funding reveals murky world of farm subsidies

Case study by Tim Dawson. Michael Heseltine always enjoyed being considered one of the ‘big beasts’…

Hyperlocal wins grant funding

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