This week, Facebook has joined Google in throwing millions at the local news business. Is this really going to help the industry recover - or should we bee looking elsewhere?
Press Gazette has revealed that Facebook is donating £4.5m to help train local journalists. But how sustainable is this?
Johnston Press has escaped its debts — but it leaves behind angry investors, and hits employees right in the pensions.
The clock is counting down to the end of Johnston Press, one of the great regional newspaper companies in the UK. The company is doomed - but can local news be saved?
How are the traditional local publishers managing the transition to digital? The panelists would like us to think it's going well, but the audience is skeptical.
Two examples of hyperlocal journalism - one that failed and one that is succeeding.
Ooops. He Zucked it again. For three weeks running now, Zuckerberg’s big blue monster is messing around with the Facebook and its relationship with news. This is an actual photo of audience engagement people reading the latest missive from…
Here’s a great example of local journalism getting really local again: Østlands-Posten, a daily local newspaper serving the town of Larvik in Norway, has been inviting people to its newsroom to discuss subjects currently affecting the community and how…