Tag Archives: Brian Wheeler

Crowdfunding attracts the hyperlocal news crowd

Hyperlocal news publishers are increasingly asking their audiences to partner with them and crowdfund special projects using Kickstarter, IndieGogo, Spot.us and Razoo campaigns. Here’s what publishers have to say about crowdfunding.
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What kind of election coverage do you want to bring to your community in 2012?

From Denise Cheng, research and outreach editor for the Journalism Accelerator and former citizen journalism coordinator of The Rapidian. Hello, friends! The Journalism Accelerator, an emerging community that connects media innovators and resources, is hosting an online forum this week … Continue reading

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Images: Indie hyperlocal newsrooms as individual as the sites

Below is a sample of community news and hyperlocal newsrooms from around the country. Publishers and editors in the Block by Block network responded to a request for newsroom photos. Here is the first installment. Submit a photo of your … Continue reading

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