News on Facebook, it was in then it was out and now it seems that local news is back in. Good news for the Hyperlocal community?
Following on from what was the largest survey of UK hyperlocals, the long awaited report on the state of UK hyperlocal community news has finally been published. The report was written by Cardiff University’s Dr Andy Williams, Westminster University’s Prof Steven Barnett and Judith Townend, and Birmingham City University’s Dave Harte. While the hyperlocal scene […]
If you run any kind of on-line community that allows user comments then you should read the judgement from the European Court of Human Rights below. Although not final as it can still be appealed the ECHR have ruled that Making an Internet news portal liable for the offensive online comments of its readers was […]
Last week I spoke at the Society of Editors regional conference in Manchester. Here are the slides.