Local journalism has an advantage too many titles have forgotten - closeness to its audience.
Norway's local newspaper group has compleyely reshaped its business by focusing ruthlessly on reader need, as shown through analytics. Much to learn from here.
I remember when hyperlocal meant a blogger being obsessive over her part of town…
John Robinson notes that his local paper is much slower than Facebook and Twitter, often reporting local stories two days after it appeared on social media. What’s the solution? Not sure there needs to be one. The news is getting where it needs to go. Maybe what’s needed is a purpose for a professional news organization.
There is no point in me buying my local newspaper. Given that the journalists actually lift stories from the local Facebook groups, it’s just a printed archive of days-old news at this point. And their website sucks.
Johnston Press has mastered the art of the buzzword. Vitality, man.
Don't we have enough proof yet that just taking print journalism and shoving it online isn't a sustainable model?
Problems getting people to use your news app? The Bristol Post thinks it has a solution...
Claire Enders' predictions about local newspapers have not come true. That doesn't mean that they were useless, though…
Kevin Anderson is reshaping Wisconsin's local media - and he's doing it in an intelligent way.
One good reason that council newspapers can't replace local journalism.