Where are We Now? UK Hyperlocal Media and Community Journalism in 2015
Originally published by the Centre for Community Journalism at Cardiff University 2015
36 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2017 Last revised: 23 Oct 2017
Date Written: September 9, 2015
This report examines the state of hyperlocal publishing in the UK and lays out core challenges facing the sector. It was commissioned by the Centre for Community Journalism at Cardiff University and the innovation agency Nesta.
The report evidences the contribution of hyperlocal platforms to civic life and media plurality against a backdrop of closures, mergers, cutbacks and declining regional newspaper sales. It also showcases innovative business models and examples of community journalism influencing and informing grassroots decision-making.
Keywords: hyperlocal, local news, local media, media business models, hyper-local, local journalism, journalism,
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