Worth following – tools and code to largely automate geocoding of news stories.
Most notable from my POV: Eve Batey, former SFist blogger hired awhile back as SF Chronicle blog editor becomes DME for Online.
Let me just say this: Terry is really fucking smart. I actually learn from his blog things I need to know, like this week. Go read this post if you’re at all involved in trying to figure out how to make hyperlocal work at your news organization.
The AP video player on many, many news sites will soon be available to Firefox and Safari users. Yay.
Good instructions on how to use Topix for some great searches. Try the search-by-city stuff for your town.
I’m going to start gathering links to all the (successful) local community sites I see.
“The digital newspaper future is already here – and it’s not one most journalists would have invented, but if they don’t seize control of the change process then someone else, someone from the boardroom, will do it for them.”