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Articles tagged hyperlocal news (35)

The news site has an unusual policy on crime reporting: No names or mugshots of those arrested unless they’re public figures, the arrest is judged to be a public emergency, or its reporters are able to interview the accused directly.
It’s exploring how to get more people to care about local government, while trying to make enough money to build on the types of coverage that get residents interested and involved.
When their jobs at Patch ended, some journalists didn’t give hyperlocal news up.
Hoodline, which covers 24 neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, says its granular coverage makes it stand apart.
Plus: 60 Minutes produces a friendly story on the NSA, the ethics of holding stories, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news. Mark Coddington
Plus: Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison, Patch cuts its workforce, Jeff Bezos next steps at The Washington Post, and the rest of the week’s news on journalism and the web.