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a short presentation describing what makes hyperlocal journalism online.

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  • I think the presentation missed the class of hyper-local but everywhere - sorta like a notice-board at every latitude and longitude on earth searchable and aggregatable to a location in an instant.

    Please see http://www.localbyus.com
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    What Is Hyperlocal Journalism What Is Hyperlocal Journalism Presentation Transcript

    • What is hyperlocal journalism?
      • A form of “citizen journalism” that focuses on local stories vs. national events.
      • Can come from established news organizations or people outside of journalism establishment.
      • Isn’t always “news” in the traditional sense.
    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
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    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
      • Professional journalism
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    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
      • Professional journalism
      • Hybrid citizen/professional
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    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
      • Professional journalism
      • Hybrid citizen/professional
      • Aggregators
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    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
      • Professional journalism
      • Hybrid citizen/professional
      • Aggregators
      • Solo sites
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    • Many different styles of hyperlocal
      • Citizen-run enterprises
      • Professional journalism
      • Hybrid citizen/professional
      • Aggregators
      • Solo sites
      • Legacy media
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    • Various sites fill particular needs of communities
      • 1) Need for coverage in areas neglected by mainstream media
      • 2)Detailed coverage of an issue or subject
      • 3) Desire to share information and have dialogue with community
    • Choosing the CMS
      • First considerations:
      • 1) who will be using the site?
      • 2) can it be customized if necessary?
      • 3) can you upload video or audio?
      • 4) discussion section?
      • 5) can it grow with you?
    • Commonly used CMS for hyperlocal
      • Wordpress
      • Moveable Type (more than Typepad
      • Drupal
      • Joomla
      • Scoopt
      • Proprietary CMS
    • Who writes these sites?
      • Different levels of participation depending on the site
      • Citizens Welcome!
      • Some sites have small staff of professionals and/or train citizens
      • Comments only
    • How do they find you?
      • Google loves small sites!
      • Use some old fashioned word-of-mouth marketing techniques—target “talkers” or “influencers,” giveaways
    • Do they make $$
      • Yes…some are starting to make money
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    • Do they make $$
      • Yes…some are starting to make money
      • Some have gone bust (Backfence.com)
      • Others struggle
      • Others don’t care to make money
      • Money-making ability varies from region to region