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Alex Kantrowitz / Digiday:
The False Hope of Hyperlocal   —  Hyperlocal news has failed to live up to its promise.  Chances are it never will.  —  Once expected to fill the void left by shrinking and shuttering local newspapers, community-based digital news sites have not taken off quite the way the New York Times predicted …
Jul 16, 2013, 12:55 PM - In context

Joel Smith / Pacific Standard:
The Alhambra Source and the Role of Sociology in Journalism   —  Seventeen people squeeze around a dark wood table in a low, redbrick office building on the outskirts of Los Angeles, picking at a potluck dinner of fried chicken, pad thai, and Cherry Coke.  —  The group is as oddly matched as the menu.
May 13, 2013, 12:55 PM - In context

Solving the Hyperlocal Puzzle   —  Joe Ricketts doesn't think small.  Ricketts helped revolutionize online stock market trading by creating TD Ameritrade.  More recently, he has been using his money to torment President Barack Obama and — with family members — buy the Chicago Cubs.
Apr 1, 2013, 5:50 AM - In context

Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
Hyperlocal cooties   —  Another hyperlocal venture is struggling, and each time this happens, I fear hyperlocal gets more cooties.  But I refuse to give up hope because there's a reason for each fall, there's much still to do, and it's still early.  —  The latest: Carll Tucker's Daily Voice …
Mar 10, 2013, 9:35 PM - In context

Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
AOL's CEO to haters: Our content strategy was right after all (and Patch is fine too)   —  Media companies live a fraught existence but, even by that standard, AOL walked closer to the valley of death than most.  A year ago, most observers (including us) believed AOL was in permanent decline …
Mar 8, 2013, 1:15 AM - In context

Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
What Nextdoor is doing right with hyperlocal and Patch is doing wrong   —  Serving hyperlocal community-level or neighborhood-level markets with news and information is a tough business — just ask NBC, which recently closed the doors on its EveryBlock unit, or AOL, which is still fighting …
Feb 12, 2013, 9:20 PM - In context

Jeff Sonderman / Poynter:
EveryBlock could still be sold, says Schiller, after abrupt closing of hyperlocal pioneer   —  EveryBlock, the hyperlocal news and community discussion site that abruptly closed last week, may be resurrected if NBC can find a suitable buyer.  —  NBC News Chief Digital Officer Vivian Schiller told …
Feb 11, 2013, 12:15 PM - In context

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target , Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013  —  AOL's Q4 earnings today saw that company (which owns TechCrunch) finally make a turnaround, after 8 years of decline, into revenue growth, with overall sales of $599.5 million.
Feb 8, 2013, 1:10 PM - In context

Jeff Bercovici / Forbes:
AOL Earnings: Revenue Turns Positive, But Patch Disappoints.  Bad Omen For Hyperlocal?   —  Here's the good news: AOL managed to boost its total revenues on a year-over-year basis in the fourth quarter of 2012, the first time in eight years that's happened.  And it wasn't a close-run thing, either.
Feb 8, 2013, 10:20 AM - In context

Bernard Lunn / Emergent Business Networks:
Hyperlocal Slough of Despond.  After EveryBlock, Hipster & Patch Will Authentically Local Create The Sustainable Model?   —  Today many online publishers will be eying the AOL Q4 results.  A small sub segment will be poring over every number and word revealed about AOL's expensive experiment in hyperlocal news called Patch.
Feb 8, 2013, 9:45 AM - In context

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