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This Week in Hyperlocal: February 14th, 2013

by: Reilly O'Connor, on Feb 14, 2014 in This Week In Hyperlocal

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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 City in Its Roster of Hyperlocal News Sites: HamletHub.com, a pioneering network of ‘hyperlocal’ websites providing locally originated news and information to communities, will soon be launching its newest hyperlocal site in the Hartford, CT area.

Berton: ‘Hyperlocal news’ is a costly endeavor: The Hamilton Spectator mills over the fact that many have tried, and few have succeeded in hyperlocal — they say it’s inevitable that someone will soon get it right.

A.H. Belo Newspaper Revenues Slip, Digital Up: Total revenue from print and digital advertising/marketing services fell 4%, with display ad revenues down 8%, preprint 4% and classifieds 3%. The losses were all on the print side, as digital revenue increased 7% compared to the same quarter in 2012.

Mega-Conference

Two weeks until Mega-Conference in Las Vegas  — stop by our booth (#63) if you’re attending!

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