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Articles tagged hyperlocal news (35)

“When we do a story looking at 18 different commuting routes, we’ve created 18 different stories, in a way — we’ve created a story with 18 distinct audiences.”
“Everybody who’s tried hyperlocal has done it with traditional stories. This isn’t that. This is a completely different approach to connecting people with the community and engaging with them.”
“If we can cultivate this community of conscientious, civically engaged people, we know they’re also looking for ways to take action.”
“We wanted to focus on neighborhoods and we wanted to have a membership model. We didn’t get to do it our way at DNA, at least on the business side. So we said, ‘Let’s just do it our way now.'”
Hoodline is focused on the local stories that can be found by mining large data sets, whether from city governments or from private companies like Yelp and Zumper.
The Bristol Cable now has a solid stable of members who can be involved in every stage — from pitching story ideas to assisting in investigations to delivering the quarterly print paper.
Other options include going nonprofit or launching a free, ad-supported site.
The Tyler Loop fashions itself as a data-savvy, digital alt-weekly for the growing, increasingly diverse city of Tyler.