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    This Week in Hyperlocal: April 4, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Apr 4, 2014

    Community News Expansion, Local Lingo, and a new Publisher Shout Out in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. Jim Brady will leave Digital First Media: Digital First Media’s CEO John Paton notes that Jim Brady has “chosen to move on” in a recent blog post. Alternative Press Expands Hyperlocal Network Into Suburban Philly: … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: March 28, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Mar 28, 2014

      Awards, Innovation, and Optimism in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. On Connecticut’s ‘Gold Coast,’ a Local News Incubator: According the the Columbia Journalism Review, the suburban towns comprising the Fairfield County, CT “Gold Coast” are – in contrast with many areas out there – not suffering a void in local news … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: March 21, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Mar 21, 2014

    Spring forward into digital advertising news in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes. Automation in Advertising? Bring It On: Guest writer for AdAge notes that within the next five years, a substantial amount of media buying will be fully automated, and she is all for it. While the word “automation” often evokes fears … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: March 14, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Mar 14, 2014

    Find out what’s #trending in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. Manhattan Community Papers Revamped Under New Editor: Kyle Pope, once a top editor of The New York Observer, recently took a job running five small community newspapers in Manhattan. Last Thursday, the five Manhattan weeklies unveiled new designs, including sections devoted to … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: March 7, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Mar 7, 2014

    This week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes brings ups and downs – a digital roller coaster, if you will- on the local publishing front. Boston Globe lays off hyperlocal Your Town correspondents: The Boston Globe is laying off the remaining six correspondents who provide its Your Town local coverage tracking life and government in Massachusetts … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: February 28, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Feb 28, 2014

    Leap into local digital predictions and community newspaper updates in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes! Radio’s Local Digital Ads To Jump 22% In 2014: Revenues from radio broadcasters’ local online advertising increased 13% in 2013 to $426 million, and are poised to jump 22% to $520 million in 2014, according to a new … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: February 21, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Feb 21, 2014

    In this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes, we hear about Olympic coverage on local sites, Patch updates, and social media’s impact on community journalism. In Connecticut, the Independent Media Network tries to succeed where Patch couldn’t: Patch, having just laid off hundreds of employees, hasn’t worked according to plan. But here we see … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: February 14th, 2013

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Feb 14, 2014

    Just a little Digital Media humor on Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air…and so is hope for hyperlocal in this week’s roundup of bits & bytes. Could a Hybrid Model Scale Community News and Keep the Passion?: StreetFight writer helps to create a blueprint for a hybrid local news model. HamletHub Adding Hartford as Latest … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: February 7, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Feb 7, 2014

    Check out this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes! One Model for Successful Hyperlocal News: Break the Rules: StuNewsLaguna has become a success in Orange County, CA by ignoring and even violating some of the “best practices” of hyperlocal journalism. Gannett earnings report hints at a coming problem with paywalls: Gannett reported decent fourth … More »

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    This Week in Hyperlocal: January 31, 2014

    by: Reilly O'Connor, on Jan 31, 2014

    Superbowl weekend is upon us — a fun time for advertising! Check out one of our favorite commercials in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes. Super Bowl Ads Made Specifically For You: This year, a new kind of advertising — personalized & based on physical location down to a matter of feet — … More »