Tag Archives: hyperlocal

Women in Journalism: Be not afraid, for we are taking over

It’s a terrifying time to be a journalist, but it’s also an exciting time. For female journalists, this is a time when we are rising to both take over existing newsrooms and strike out on our own. Continue reading

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Recommended reading: Investigative social media, new ideas and tools

Sorry it’s been so long, but it’s been crazy busy as TBD’s preparing for the holidays and other events. This’ll be a quick one, just a few links I’ve been reading of late. Have a happy Thanksgiving, folks. Social media … Continue reading

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Recommended reading: Industry trends and survival skills

Industry News and Ideas Is there a flaw in the proposed federal shield law? This scathing rebuttal to an overwhelming support of a Federal Shield Law has definitely caused me some pause. For every organization that needs a shield law … Continue reading

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Do we miss the point of “hyperlocal”?

We shouldn’t judge the future or value of “hyperlocal” news from the Washington Post’s failed experiment with LoudonExtra. Instead, we need to actually understand what it really means to be hyperlocal in reporting – and take note of sites doing it right. Continue reading

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