This Week in Hyperlocal: December 20, 2013

by: Reilly O'Connor, on Dec 20, 2013 in This Week In Hyperlocal


Long Live Community News! Revival & forward marching in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits & bytes.

EveryBlock Is Back From The Dead: Ten months after being shut down, community news website EveryBlock is being resurrected.

Think local news is dying? This blogger says there’s a ‘glut’ of coverage in D.C.: Dan Silverman, founder of Washington’s popular Prince of Petworth blog (now rebranded as PoPville) discusses the future of local news.

Amid Postmortems, AOL Says Patch Is Still Alive: Is Patch closing down? New York Times says maybe, AOL says no.

Why Small Local Sites Must Have Multiple Revenue Streams: StreetFight writer Tom Grubisich catches up with digital community news professional, Jake Batsell, to chat about what community news sites need to do to make it through 2014 & beyond.

Hyperlocal Advertising And The Importance Of ‘Good’ Location Data: ThinkNear CEO talks about how they plan to improve the reliability, scale and application of location data for mobile ad targeting.


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