Damian Radcliffe

is a journalist and researcher. Twitter: @damianradcliffe,

Blog posts in total 20

Posts

  1. Hyperlocal media in the UK struggle for recognition from the established news media. But they deserve more credit for the varied contributions they make to local journalism and local accountability.

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  2. With a young population and high smartphone take-up, you’d expect social news to be mainstream. Yet TV is still a dominant platform.

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  3. Ninety-seven per cent of Qataris who are online use WhatsApp, while Facebook is only the fifth-most popular network, just ahead of Snapchat

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  4. A survey of almost 200 hyperlocal journalism enterprises throws light on both their strengths and the limits to their expansion

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  5. In a previous post, Damian Radcliffe wrote about some of the issues arising from a new report outlining the key legal considerations facing publishers of user-generated content. Here he looks at the question of copyright.

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  6. A new report outlines some of the key legal issues faced by publishers of user-generated content. Damian Radcliffe identifies some high-profile risks that no digital journalist can afford to ignore:

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  7. Local journalism can only thrive with new models, including collaboration between different kinds of local media operators. 

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  8. The Middle East media market shows similarities to, and some interesting differences from, the rest of the world, as we hear from Qatar. 

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  9. The UK’s emerging hyperlocal and community media has seen two interesting developments in the past two weeks: a Mooc from Cardiff University and a Nesta tie-up with Kentishtowner.

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  10. Data journalism is increasingly part of the journalistic toolkit. Now a number of websites in the US are interrogating local data to help tell the stories of the communities they serve.

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