Some links for you:
- How hyperlocal sustainability is only possible with the network; how were doing that in Lichfield and with Journal Local | Philip John – “Networks of niches underpinned by local partnerships are, in my opinion, the way forward.”
- 5 TV news conventions video journalists should scrap « Adam Westbrook :: online video & entrepreneurial journalism – I like seeing this topic covered though I disagree with some points: “Why do online video journalists still follow their television brethren so closely? Here are five conventions which TV news designed and VJs could leave behind”
- Hack de Overheid « Mudlark – “Waag Society, the City of Amsterdam and Hack de Overheid (Hack the Government) are challenging developers, hackers, entrepreneurs, corporations and students to turn massive amounts of raw data provided by the City into new Web and mobile applications that benefit the public.”
- Elements of local digital ecosystems | DavePress – “there are many different elements of the digital scene within a specific locality, so thought it only fair if I have a crack at listing them.”
- Hyper local update dec10 and jan11 – Presentation by Damian Radcliffe from Ofcom – full of great info about existing Hyperlocal media landscape.
- Twitter, community, and the problem of the reverse panopticon | Citrus Fortress – “All of this is not to say that Twitter is not an incredibly interesting and potentially useful tool (like the telephone or the pencil.) Just that it is architected in such a way as to make true community very difficult to achieve, and to promote the existence of Twitter micro-celebrities with thousands of followers that they don’t themselves follow. These celebrity nodes are where shared sensibilities might converge, but the followers aren’t themselves sharing a context; they are all observing and perhaps responding to the center (where an @aplusk or a @hodgman or a @scobleizer might sit,) but are invisible to one another.”