Local news blog in the East Bay by a former MNG reporter.
Bay Area TV station linkblog.
Want to see a page of local blogs aggregated and mapped by location? Sure you do. And you want it to just work. Outside.in is working on it…
The Boonville Daily News gets a shout-out in this E&P story on just how fine small town papers are doing.
This is the interview Dave Cohn did with Craig Newmark awhile back after Dave tweeted for questions 30 mins ahead of time. Guess which question is mine. Hint: Craig doesn’t really answer it. 😉
A nice write-up that does a good job of explaining the advantages of the Wicked Local platform for suburban Boston news sites run by GateHouse. via Howard.
Kinda like a map-driven Topix. Might make more sense in a larger city – searching my town just reminds me how few official news sources there are here. In other words, YourStreet needs more incoming feeds.
Len Witt talks with Jason about local newspapers. Jason thinks it’s hard to make a run at profitability with 2,000 readers for each site. Howzmbout a national ad network?
“Local and hyperlocal content are unique to specific publications. It’s the kind of content that is guaranteed to draw unique eyeballs. And it’s the kind of content that newspapers should be striving to produce.” – Can I get an Amen?