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‘Let’s stop being patronising and talk about distributed journalism’ – notes from #newsrw

On Friday, practitioners, editors and future thinkers in journalism came together to talk about niche websites and the next steps for online at the News:Rewired conference.

I went along to the day and participated in a panel entitled ‘What’s next for niche’ and there have been some great write-ups from the day’s sessions already. Read the rest of this entry »

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Notes on Talk About Local 2010

Ray Duffel at #TAL10

Ray Duffel leads a session on news gathering for hyperlocal at Talk About Local conference 2010. Photo: Josh Halliday

Yesterday’s Talk About Local 2010 conference in partnership with Guardian Local has no doubt left hyperlocal publishers across the UK feeling inspired, enthused and reinvigorated.

After coming back to the unconference following the first one six months ago in Stoke on Trent where I went as a hyperlocal publisher for bournvillevillage.com it was great to see the changes and developments in the hyperlocal scene since last time. Read the rest of this entry »