A beloved hyperlocal site makes its comeback.
On the restless currents of hyperlocal journalism, EveryBlock returns as Patch goes
Monetization and hyperlocal journalism just don’t seem to go together.
Al Jazeera America is hiring
Al Jazeera America is hiring.
NBC pulls plug on hyperlocal website EveryBlock
Adrian Holovaty’s website closes down.
Book Recommendation: On the importance of crime nonfiction
Today Michael Miner has a dispatch from Paul O’Connor, who got his start as Mike Royko’s legman. His suggestion for the Sun-Times is more crime reporting. I’ve got a good model….
Everyblock.com acquired by MSNBC.com
MSNBC.com has won the bidding war for EveryBlock, which should put them in a heated competition with the former site’s consistently awesome science coverage for the best thing about the long-running portal.
Good news on the Web
Awesome local Web-based projects from locals Daniel Sinker, Daniel X. O’Neil, and Harper Reed.
Future of Media: The Young Turk Edition
Among the conclusions at last week’s Chicago Media Future Conference: professional journalism is an anomaly, nobody’s ever really paid for news, and if you see a helicopter, you can surmise for yourself that the president’s in town.
Adrian Holovaty to Google?
Will Google buy EveryBlock?
Walter Burley Griffin’s plan for Canberra
Walter Burley Griffin’s plan for Canberra, plus the ultimate EveryBlock find.
“A newspaper for your block”
Adrian Holovaty sits down with Fimoculous.
Adrian Holovaty discusses “Mapping Today” on Wednesday at the Cultural Center.
EveryBlock goes live
Adrian Holovaty’s EveryBlock goes live.