Hyperlocal is difficult, expensive, not for the faint of heart

AJR | Reflections of a Newsosaur | Maynard Institute
That's what news managers have discovered, reports Barb Palser. "As more companies crowd into the hyperlocal space, the question arises: Exactly how much consumer demand exists for neighborhood news?" || Alan Mutter: New local sites make it tough for established media to charge for news. || Richard Prince: Patch says it doesn't focus on race or ethnicity in the hiring process.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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