Patch takes on the ‘hood’

Case study by Tim Dawson. When Alex Trebek, the host of US tv show Jeopardy fell…

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…

Old model for new journalism – weekly paper proves sustainable

Case study by Alex Klaushofer. You could call it the new traditionalism. The Cleethorpes Chronicle is…

Hyperlocalism – the next landgrab?

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

US hyperlocal fails to monetise

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

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…

Not on my Patch

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

Shott – in the dark

Nicholas Shott’s report into the feasibility of new local television services in the UK envisages ten…