This Week in Hyperlocal: August 16, 2013
by: TeamLYM, on Aug 16, 2013 in This Week In Hyperlocal
Arguments and accusations abound in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal digital advertising and publishing bits and bytes from around the web.
Craigslist took nearly $1 billion a year away from dying newspapers — The article that sparked a debate this week among newspaper publishers.
No, Craigslist is not responsible for the death of newspapers — A retort that suggests Craigslist is just the scapegoat for an already-dying industry.
AOL’s Patch Is Purging Staff, But Here’s How ‘Hyperlocal’ Can Work — Patch.com might be shifting their strategy, but that doesn’t mean that hyperlocal doesn’t work.
7 Key Lessons From AOL’s Struggles With Patch — A competitive content network’s perspective on what can be learned from Patch.com’s recent decision to shutter down and shore up.
Journatic Made ‘Very Poor Decisions’ about Content, say Aggrego Founders — Can the new platform created by Chicago Sun-Times owner Wrapports LLC succeed in its mission to build a nationally-scalable community media platform, driven by technology and designed for the mobile-social world?
Hyperlocal Leaders Weigh In on Impact of Bezos’ Wash Post Buy — Leaders in hyperlocal news speak about how they see Bezos’ purchase of the Post playing out in their territory.
New Headache for Publishers: Hackers Hit Content Network — Time to double check the security of your site!
Hyperlocal Business and Advertising Booms on the Internet — An optimistic overview of the burgeoning hyperlocal market by CBS Radio.