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This Week in Hyperlocal: May 9, 2014

by: Reilly O'Connor, on May 9, 2014 in This Week In Hyperlocal

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Digital news stays ahead of the game in this week’s roundup of hyperlocal bits and bytes.

A.H. Belo, Journal Newspapers Revs Slip: Newspaper print advertising revenues drop in the first quarter of 2014, while digital ad revenue, considered on its own, increased by 18%.

How the L.A. Times is redesigning for the mobile Web: The Los Angeles Times relaunched its site on Tuesday with mobile users in mind. Readers can now have a pleasant experience regardless of the device they are using, thanks to The Times’ proactive, future-ready mindset.

The Newspaper Industry is Stronger Online than you Think: Observers looking to analyze data on engagement have concluded that newspaper digital content is less engaging than content offered up by other news sources. The Newspaper Association of America has taken a closer look at the data, and suggests these observers are wrong.

Dick O’Hare and Local Yokel Media – Winning At Hyperlocal Marketing: Dick O’Hare, CEO of LYM, gives his perspective on founding a company, doing so in Stamford, and our growth as a company.

Local Yokel Media is a Finalist for the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award: We officially announced on Monday that we’ve been selected as a finalist for Red Herring’s Top 100 North America award. Check out the full list of finalists here: http://www.redherring.com/events/rhna/2014-red-herring-north-america-finalist/

 

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