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New Shoots In Old Growth - Remaking The Local Newspaper

Is the newspaper business dead? John Garrett's hyperlocal chain in Texas suggests there's still life in the old medium.


Voters still tuned in to traditional news media, poll finds

Facebook and Internet portals such as Google and Yahoo increasingly provide Americans their gateway for news, but the bulk of voters who catch up on current events daily turn to traditional sources, particularly local television stations, according to a nationwide poll.


Report: Americans fail to appreciate local papers

A majority of Americans don't seem to recognize the value of their local newspaper. According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, most people say they wouldn't miss local news if their newspaper no longer existed.

Senh: That's bad news for AOL's Patch.com and other major players like Google, Yelp, and Citysearch.


Rockville news blog abandons its Web site, goes all Facebook all the time

Rockville news blog abandons its Web site, goes all Facebook all the time

When the Rockville Central blog wanted to increase its readership, the owners looked to Facebook’s 750 million members and thought: Let’s move everything there.


L.A. Times Media Group forms join venture with U.S. Local News Network

The Los Angeles Times Media Group and U.S. Local News Network Inc. have formed a joint venture that will include launching two news websites aimed at readers and advertisers in Orange County.


MSNBC.com Acquires Hyperlocal News Site EveryBlock

MSNBC.com just announced that it has acquired EveryBlock, a 'hyperlocal' news and information site that has been publishing and aggregating data and news stories for 16 American cities for the last two years.


Online news turning 'hyperlocal'

On a recent morning, when many newspapers and news sites were buzzing about swine flu, voiceofsandiego.org wrote instead about a local science professor and his quest to understand the beginning of the universe.


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