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Hyperlocal News: After the Hype – A Polis/LSE Report

Hyperlocals have become part of an emerging local media system that cannot be ignored. Increased collaboration; starting a representative body; lobbying for shares of statutory notices; partnerships with the BBC; a lot has happened in recent years in UK hyperlocal.

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July 6th, 2018|Research|0 Comments|
  • Permalink Bibi Bidi Settlement, Uganda - members of a Mercy Corps-supported farmers group of Ugandan and South Sudanese men and women who have combined their resources and labour for better crop production Gallery

    Dear journalists, we want to be more honest with you. For starters, don’t call us charities (guest blog)

Dear journalists, we want to be more honest with you. For starters, don’t call us charities (guest blog)

Simon O’Connell, Executive Director of Mercy Corps makes the case for a new relationship between NGOs and the media, one which starts by acknowledging the complexity of their work. 

Yumbe is about as far north and west in Uganda as it is possible to go. A dozen years ago I worked in this part of Africa, and I went back there […]

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    The Bristol Cable- a model for sustainable local journalism?

The Bristol Cable- a model for sustainable local journalism?

The Bristol Cable has been cited by many as an example of a ‘best practice’ independent local news organisation.  MSc student and Silverstone Scholar Anthony Graham-Dillon spoke to Cable reporter Matty Edwards, about the Cable’s co-operative business model, drive for media diversity and literacy and the challenges of producing public-interest journalism.

Q: The Cable is clear about its commitment to the issues that matter in […]

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    How to Make the Most of Your Facebook News Feed (guest blog)

How to Make the Most of Your Facebook News Feed (guest blog)

By Polis Summer School student Geordan Neinstein

45% of Americans use their Facebook News feeds to get news, the highest portion for any social network. As the Facebook News Feed plays such an important role in how we find our news, it is alarming that the platform often plays host to heavily biased or even false stories. Therefore, in order to […]

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    The Recipe for Cutting Edge Global News: LSE students visit Al Jazeera

The Recipe for Cutting Edge Global News: LSE students visit Al Jazeera

This article is by LSE MSc student Séverine Guex

“Giving a voice to the voiceless,” this is the well-known mission of the news channel Al Jazeera. Launched twenty-two years ago in Qatar, Al Jazeera Arabic was the first independent news channel in the Arab world. Aiming to provide comprehensive news and live debate, the channel now reaches more than 270 […]

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May 10th, 2018|Journalism|0 Comments|