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  • n. news coverage of very local events, especially to the exclusion of more important world events


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  • In a way this is bad, because it seems to validate the "hyperlocalism" approach.

    Blue Hampshire

  • But the sense that the emerging virus of fast life was eroding a qualitatively superior way of living and eating had an unstoppable momentum, and the hyperlocalism of eating less and eating better became its own, far more beneficent political movement.

    Time For A Slow-Word Movement

  • With hyperlocalism making marketing noise these days, many businesses are looking to leverage location-based enterprises such as Foursquare to microtarget potential customers where they live.

    Marian Salzman: Corporations: Pillars of the Community?

  • But the concept really gained momentum this decade, with high-profile sites, such as Backfence. com, launched by hyperlocalism evangelist Mark Potts, and LoudounExtra. com, which The Washington Post Company (NEWSWEEK's owner) launched in 2007 to cover prosperous Loudoun County, Va.

  • This post is a bit of hyperlocalism (h/t DoctorVee for the terminology) as The Shore in Leith is going to be having a Car Free Day (for 5 hours) this Sunday (tomorrow).

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Today he's a VP at Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, where he is leading an ambitious effort to bring hyperlocalism to the nation's eighth-largest metropolitan area.

    To Save Themselves, US Newspapers Put Readers to Work

  • For the past two years, there have been a growing number of voices indicating that hyperlocalism is the key to agent marketing success.

    Inman News - The first word in real estate.

  • As far as viable new media models go, for the time being hyperlocalism might be the best one we've got.

    Chicago Reader

  • For the past several years I’ve had a nagging suspicion that it would be the small community newspapers that would survive the bloodbath that is consuming our major metros, because they never lost focus of what we’ve recently taken to calling hyperlocalism.

    Owens: “The imperative of localism” » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • : this post will almost certainly be seen by the majority of readers of this blog as an egregious expression of hyperlocalism.

    Irish Blogs


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