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hyperlocal

(1) Meaning "extremely local," it refers to news and information about events within a community. The term was coined with the advent of user-created journalism after the turn of the century as well as websites that publish only news and information such as real estate, cars and other items for sale, but targeted to a town or even a zip code.

(2) Targeting users in the vicinity, such as a smartphone app using GPS to notify the user that products or services are nearby.
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Henderson said the biggest lesson they've learned running a hyperlocal news site has been the power of email newsletters.
Some subjects explored include citizenship and the creative economy, citizenship and digital culture, hyperlocal news, and community-led design.
A Dutch study found hyperlocal news can counter community harms caused by 'professional' norms of news selection by mainstream media (Meijer, 2013: 25).
Lynne Thomas, 40, who helps run the hyperlocal news site inksplott got in touch with the Keep Grangetown Tidy group and Gareth Davies from Keep Wales Tidy, to devise a scheme for Splott.
Luke Addis Birmingham Updates BIRMINGHAM Updates is a news, travel and local interest web site, Facebook page and Twitter feed compiled by hyperlocal news blogger Luke Addis.
We've been hearing about hyperlocal news for years, but in spite of many attempts at a platform play, nothing has really stuck.
Published by Links Press Group in Rockledge, the new online publication is built in the tradition of the hyperlocal news movement sweeping the nation, but instead of local news, will feature golf news, features, results and listings from all the local golf clubs, junior golf programs and school programs in and around the Brevard County, Florida area.
By "our", I mean the plans that I helped write, for I was part of the winning bid for the North East news pilot, which was going to deliver a unique local and hyperlocal news service to this region.
Measured by the fates of hyperlocal news sites like Patch, Citysearch and Sidewalk, the hyperlocal experiment for online news hasn't worked out.
Both major metropolitan dailies there now have corporate affiliations with hyperlocal news "aggregators.
Meanwhiile, Armstrong is looking to slim down AOL's Patch division, which provides hyperlocal news to towns and neighborhoods across the country -- with many in New England.
the rise of smartphones and tablets could give a boost to a long-struggling segment of the media industry: hyperlocal news.