Alongside the event they’ve also launched a new report, Where are we now? UK hyperlocal media and community journalism in 2015, which I produced for them.
- Guardian: BBC should help fund hyperlocal news sites, says report
- Guardian: Brighter journalism relies on investing in networks that serve communities (Dan Gillmor and Josh Stearns)
- Hold the Front Page: Hyperlocal journalism needs ‘urgent’ support, says report
- BBC: Call to give community journalism more help (Welsh language version)
- Nieman Lab: The hyperlocal news landscape may be bad in the U.S., but the U.K. faces even bigger challenges
- BBC College of Journalism: What next for community journalism?
- Centre for Community Journalism: Community journalism in the UK: the emerging evidence base (also on Cardiff J-School blog)
- Journalism.co.uk: From lecture to conversation: What’s next for community journalism?
- Press Gazette: Report says BBC should buy content from hyperlocal websites
- Prolific North: Call for urgent intervention to help local news
- Interview with BBC Radio Wales (from 49 mins in to 53 mins 48, I am remarkably chipper for the time of day!).
It’s has also featured in Josh Stearn’s weekly “Local Fix” newsletter which looks at “key debates in journalism sustainability and community engagement through the lens of local news.” Whilst journalism.co.uk’s summary made MediaShift’s Daily Must Reads, September 10, 2015.