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Cairo Seminar Wrestles With Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.11.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Sticks and stones will break my bones. But words will never harm me." Journalists, academicians and activists at a seminar in Egypt this month would beg to differ, notably since hate speech by and via various media can take a life of its own and lead to untold damage.

EveryBlock Set For A Comeback

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Hyperlocal news site EveryBlock will come back to life on Thursday, just shy of one year since it was abruptly shuttered by NBC last February. Muc...

USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer Looks to a Local Future

Rick Robinson | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media
Rick Robinson

Kramer took the helm of USA Today last spring, inheriting a product that missed the Internet when the Internet was a "thing," but is roaring back with multi-platform news delivery.

Digital Guru Gets A Promotion

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.15.2011 | Media

The Journal Register Company has appointed digital news veteran Jim Brady as editor-in-chief. His appointment marks the latest development in the ...

PBS Going Hyperlocal -- Look Out Sesame Street

Rick Robinson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Rick Robinson

PBS wants to bring culture to the neighborhood; to share among others. To be local while not being hyper. To cooperate.

Saki Knafo

On Memorial Day Weekend, Veterans Remember Those Who've Died (VIDEO) | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.30.2011 | Impact

This story was reported in collaboration with our partners at * * * * * What does Memorial Day mean to you? Anthony Borrelli answered ...

Saki Knafo

Jobs Increase In April, But The Employment Picture Isn't All Bright | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

This story was reported and written in collaboration with our partners at If you're among the millions of Americans who don't have a job...

Local Voices: Hyperlocal Blogging Comes to Patch

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.04.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

This week, we launched a great new chapter for -- we are welcoming new bloggers to Patch sites around the country through our new Local Voices blog feature. Local Voices will complement Patch's original reporting, allowing members of each community to speak up and speak out to their neighbors -- whether they're across town, a block away, or two doors down. READ MORE The Bin Laden Bounce: How Will Obama Use This Moment of Unexpected Unity? The mission to bring Osama bin Laden to justice was a great victory and a testament to the brave soldiers who carried it out. And it came at a time when such clear and present victories no longer seemed possible. But there's no reason why this sense of tangible achievement must end in Abbottabad. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses Obama, Trump, Seth Meyers And More On This Week

AOL's Hyperlocal Patch Network Takes Over Chicagoland

Chicago Reader | Mike Sula | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CEOs must love it when small folk call them evil--nice guys don't wind up masters of the universe. Apple's Steve Jobs, Google's Eric Schmidt--you know...

The 2010 Newsroom: Lean and Techy

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newsrooms should be converged, integrated, flexible, lean and techy, to survive in today's fast-changing media landscape, but news organizations shoul...

Voting Early and Often Could Be a Good Thing

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Chicago entrepreneurship is converging some powerful forces for political reform in Chicago: Early and Often. Early And Often! We provide unmatched ...

Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Finding money to pay for news is an obsession haunting media executives worldwide. The big issues they face are whether to provide free content, how to connect with their audiences, how to cut costs, and how to innovate.

Making Sense of the Hyperlocal Landscape

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sterne

New media guru Jeff Jarvis calls it the 'Holy Grail.' Michael Gluckstadt's Fast Company feature questioned its '$100 Billion Potential.' So what does ...

Full Throttle to Hyperlocal News in Czech Republic

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In the Czech Republic, "news cafés" are springing up, where people can relax, meet, down some brew, see their local paper being produced, mingle with editors and contribute copy.