Hyperlocal news

Is hyperlocal news the future of online news?

There has been a flood of articles on the whole “hyperlocal” phenomenon of community journalism on the Web. If you want to read one good – and fairly short – article on what this means, see this one

By Kathryn Jones Malone

Kathryn Jones Malone is co-director of the Texas Center for Community Journalism. She began her career as a staff writer at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, then worked as a staff writer for the Dallas Times Herald and The Dallas Morning News; as a contract writer for The New York Times; as a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly magazine; as editor of the Glen Rose Reporter; and as a freelance writer for numerous state, regional and national magazines. She teaches journalism at Tarleton State University.