Sunday, March 11, 2007

Report on the rise and prospects of hyperlocal journalism

Here's a study funded by the Ford Foundation that looks into the phenomenon of hyperlocal journalism. It mentions a couple of Web sites some of you discussed in the previous class - Backfence and Bluffton Today.

1 comment:

Danny L. McDaniel said...

The term "hyperlocal" means that journalism still doesn't know what to do next. Basically, the terms means nothing. The sky is not falling with the decline in newspaper circulation and the drop off of viewers from network TV.

Danny L. McDaniel
Lafayette, Indiana