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Two Dallas hyperlocal publishers ‘not surprised’ by Morning News layoffs

On Tuesday, Dallas Morning News owner A.H. Belo Corporation announced another round of layoffs — 38 employees — at the metro daily newspaper. This week’s layoffs marked the fourth for the paper in six years. The fiscal second quarter was harsh to Belo, … Continue reading

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‘Comments are content’ for local news sites: 8 tips to build community, coverage

What types of stories get comment traction on hyperlocal sites? Block by Block (BxB) surveyed independent, community news site publishers about their top reader engagement tools, and 100 percent of respondents said the comments feature on their CMS platform is … Continue reading

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