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Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Hyperlocal Heartbreak: Why Haven't Neighborhood News Technologies Worked Out?   —  Neighborhood news aggregator has been acquired by AOL, according to multiple reports this morning.  Apparently it's being bought for less than the big pile of money that high-profile investors put into it, back when hopes were high.
Mar 4, 2011, 3:10 PM - In context

Lois Beckett / Nieman Journalism Lab:
“There's a lot of pressure to play for the short term”: The Bay Citizen's editor on its $15 million future   —  Seven months into its bid to reinvent the metro newspaper, The Bay Citizen has built a staff of nearly 30 people, built a strong traffic base (200,000 uniques in November) …
Jan 21, 2011, 1:35 PM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of journalistic star power   —  [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.]  —  Maybe it's a trend, or maybe it's a bubble …
Oct 1, 2010, 6:15 AM - In context

Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Fwix Shifts From Local News To Places: “We Are Automating Patch”   —  For the past two years, Fwix has been building a hyperlocal news site for cities and neighborhoods around the country in a very automated fashion.  Its homepage for every city has been three columns filled with recent news …
Sep 2, 2010, 2:40 PM - In context

Ken Doctor / Newsonomics:
Nine Questions on Patch's New Push: National Hyperlocal?, SEO Sauces, and the Case of the Besieged Florist   —  It's Patch day in the news news world, as AOL formally announces the expansion of its network of local sites.  It's really a ratification of what we've been hearing …
Aug 17, 2010, 2:40 PM - In context

Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:'s EveryBlock Targets A Widget At Local News Blogs   —  A year after EveryBlock was sold to, the hyperolocal aggregator is beginning to focus on increasing the distribution of its feeds, which include the latest 911 dispatches, restaurant inspections, and local news pieces—all filtered by location.
Aug 3, 2010, 9:05 PM - In context

Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Hyperlocal News Site Fwix Debuts Local Trend Search   —  Fwix, a news site that offers a stream of hyperlocal, realtime news by location, is launching a new portal today that aims to give anyone a real time view of what's happening in a location.  You can access the new search portal here.
Jul 20, 2010, 4:05 PM - In context

Nat Ives / AdAge:
Mounting Web Woes Pummel Newspapers   —  Slipping Digital Ad Revenue, Emerging Content Farms Present More Challenges for Struggling Industry  —  NEW YORK ( — Look at newspapers' share of digital advertising, the crowds checking out other kinds of news sites, or the prices that advertisers will pay for the competition.
Jun 28, 2010, 7:55 AM - In context

Phil Bronstein / SFGate:
Can Fwix Fix Traditional Media?   —  Walking the alleyways of Chinatown, you can hear the clacking sounds of gambling tiles coming out of back windows.  It's a pleasurable little sensory experience of the neighborhood culture.  —  If you wander the back streets of South Market …
Jun 4, 2010, 7:45 PM - In context

David Kaplan / paidContent:
Fwix Moves Beyond News, Indexing ‘Everything’ Local   —  Hyperlocal newswire wants to do more than just aggregate news.  Starting today, it will begin adding real estate listings, restaurant specials and other local info gathered from sites like Twitter and Foursquare in a single index.
Jun 3, 2010, 1:55 PM - In context

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