Move over Paris, Madrid, New York and London! Leeds is set to rub shoulders with some of the biggest cities in the world when it gets its own online version of Time Out magazine.
This week sees Leeds bloggers and media folk coming together to hear how a £2.5m competition will help bring ‘hyperlocal’ news and content to the masses. Innovation agencies Nesta and Technology Strategy Board have opened registration for Destination Local Demonstrators – a new hyperlocal media competition which will invest in projects that provide online news […]
The financial sustainability of hyperlocal blogs and independent community media provided a lively discussion at the weekend’s Talk About Local ‘Unconference’.
I noticed a couple of interesting posts on blogs which at first glance seem to contradict each other, but ultimately say the same sort of thing on blogging. They focus on those two international media powerhouses – The Guardian and the New York Times.
You may have noticed the recent chatter on Twitter that Leeds now has a new monthly newspaper. Heck, you may have even picked one up in the city centre. It’s the brainchild of those talented folks at Hebe Media. They’re the guys behind the thecitytalking.com website (which launched less than 12 months ago and is itself […]
We’ve all seen The Daily Prophet in the Harry Potter movies or The Force in Star Wars – but now a collaboration between UK researchers and a printed electronics business is beginning to turn science fiction into fact. At this week’s Digital Editors Network (DEN) meeting at the MediaFactory at Preston’s University of Central Lancashire […]