Book: Hyperlocal Journalism

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Routledge has published a book on hyperlocal journalism by Rae and her colleagues, Dave Harte and Andy Williams. In the wake of the withdrawal of commercial journalism from local communities at the beginning of the 21st century, Hyperlocal Journalism critically explores the development of citizen-led community news operations. The book draws together a wide range of original research by way of case studies, interviews, and industry and policy analysis, to give...

Journalism

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Rae Howells has been a journalist for two decades, writing for and editing both magazines and newspapers. She was editor of the Big Issue Cymru, edited Swansea’s Waterfront newspaper and was a founder director of the groundbreaking hyperlocal news service Port Talbot Magnet. She graduated from Cardiff University in 2016 with a PhD in journalism studies. Her research centred on the democratic deficit in towns that lose their local newspaper...