Category Leeds

Leeds’s new newspaper: Print is dead, long live print!

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 […]

Sunday reading: Newspaper sales, #1000flowers and Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

Sales of all of Yorkshire’s daily newspapers continued to fall in the second half of last year, according to figures released this week by the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Leeds Citizen blog reports that among the biggest losers were two of the three Johnston Press dailies in our region. The Yorkshire Evening Post (YEP) saw its average daily […]

Leeds local TV decision and #1000 flowers event

So Leeds is to get its own TV station as part of the “biggest shake-up of British television since the advent of satellite TV“. In case you missed, Ofcom this week awarded the local TV franchise licence for Leeds to Chapeltown-based Made in Leeds TV.

Sunday reading: Everyblock closure, #oohhyperlocal and who’s winning Leeds?

Afternoon all! Here’s my latest Sunday reading round-up. USA hyperlocal news and community discussion site EveryBlock closed Thursday, as NBC News announced it struggled to become profitable and was not a “strategic fit.” Everyblock was one of the early pioneers of data-driven hyperlocal community news and information. It’s closure came as a shock and considerable disappointment […]

Poll: Is print dead?

Last night’s ‘future of news debate’, which was part of Leeds Digital Festival, offered a fascinating debate into the future of media. It was organised by the good folks at Hebe Media, who are behind the new Leeds Online website. One of the issues debated saw a panel of experts – which included Martin Wainwright […]

Welcome to ‘Leeds Bloggers’ – a new blog!

Hey – welcome to my new blog which will hopefully provide a useful resource for Leeds bloggers and students alike. My aim is to post as regularly as I can on the latest news and tips from the wonderful world of hyperlocal blogs and blogging in general – be it on content, tech or making […]

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