Sat in a nice coffee shop, finding an accessing local news is, like forgetting my wallet, a minor inconvenience solved with a tap of my phone. For many that's not the case...
The Behind local news conference was a chance to see the local news industry put its best foot forward. But also think about where community media fit.
I spent the afternoon in Birmingham at the BBC finding out more about their Local Democracy Reporters scheme [http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/bbc-nma-partnership]. It’s a project I’ve been keeping an eye on for a number of reasons. The promise of 150 new jobs in
This isn’t meant to be a conference about Hyperlocal data journalism (but it could be!) It’s a conference about the way that Hyperlocal AND/OR data AND/OR journalism might work together. I think that there are three distinct but related areas where there are new opportunities. I’
Update: I’ve decided on dates. 6th and 7th of November 2015 in Preston. If you’re interested you can tell me what you’d like to see through a quick survey [http://digidickinson.net/2015/06/22/hldj-conference-6th-and-7th-november-2015/] . As part of my current research activity into hyperlocal and open