Thursday, December 31, 2009
Hyperlocal news and the future
For those looking ahead at media, the watchword is hyperlocal. It's not just old media, but new media that is flocking to hyperlocal news as content. As this report in the Guardian indicates, it's not just big media like CNN, but all variations that are looking to hyperlocal reporting to build community. The report emphasises two important points.
The first is political reporting. Who has the money and staff to do the kind of reporting that is needed for our democracies?
The second is summed up in this quote: "T
Posted by Steve Byers at 9:21 AM