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Research: disengaging from the news and hyperlocal engagement
document Distributed Knowledge

People who live in areas branded as ‘problem communities’ by the media feel disengaged with the news – but hyperlocal citizen journalism offers an opportunity to re-engage citizens. These are the...

Fritz SchaeferApr 07, 2012 08:39 pm GMT1690 views
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Research: disengaging from the news and hyperlocal engagement
Crowdfunding Could Upend Hyperlocal — Here’s What You Need to Know
document Crowdfunding

Rose Levy, spokeswoman for IndieGoGo.com told Street Fight: “With the economic growth lagging behind historical patterns, the American economy sorely needs the boost that crowdfunding can provide...

Harshida PatelApr 23, 2012 12:07 pm GMT2425 views
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Crowdfunding Could Upend Hyperlocal — Here’s What You Need to Know
Hyperlocal rules: how to be home-grown and sustainable
document Distributed Knowledge

As local newspapers continue to evaporate, however, a “near me” news vacuum is opening up in localized pockets across North America and Europe. Hyperlocal sites like Wrexham.com and the Port Talbot...

Claire MackayJun 22, 2012 11:00 pm GMT721 views
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Hyperlocal rules: how to be home-grown and sustainable
A Crowdsourced Hyperlocal City Guide, Coming To You Soon
article Distributed Knowledge

DavisWiki is a hard thing to describe. It’s a blog as a blog would be written by an entire community. It’s a virtual bulletin board that’s more comprehensive than Craigslist and Patch and Yelp...

Benjamin FosselOct 29, 2012 06:13 am GMT1551 views
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A Crowdsourced Hyperlocal City Guide, Coming To You Soon
Hyperlocal is the new trend in Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

SaveOurCommunityTheaters.org seeks to utilize niche or "neighborhood marketing" to create a community of resources and ideas that are locally driven and specifically targeted. Instead...

Tonya Van Dijk May 16, 2013 02:55 pm GMT1140 views
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Hyperlocal is the new trend in Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding Platform Lucky Ant Expands From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg
document Crowdfunding

Lucky Ant has only been around for a little over three months, but it works like this:Each week, the creators choose one project from a local business in your neighborhood–something like building...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 09, 2012 10:30 pm GMT2282 views
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Crowdfunding Platform Lucky Ant Expands From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg
GroundReport
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

GroundReport.com is a citizen news portal that enables anyone to instantly publish articles, photos and video to a global audience. The GroundReport community rates each other's work, and the...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 02, 2011 01:28 pm GMT876 views
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GroundReport
Ad rates, events, and crowdfunding: Community news sites get innovative about revenue
document Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for specific hyperlocal coverage has received mixed results, but it can be a revenue stream worth pursuing. For example, Charlottesville Tomorrow recently ran a successful...

Fritz SchaeferAug 16, 2012 04:47 am GMT1050 views
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Ad rates, events, and crowdfunding: Community news sites get innovative about revenue
Sony and WFF Go Crowdsourcing with Open Planet Ideas
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Open Planet Ideas project, sponsored by Sony and WFF (the World Wide Fund for Nature), is a true web2.0 green-hearted initiative, aimed at crowdsourcing responses from the online masses that will address key environmental issues. Cheaper than in-house R&D and more Mother Nature friendly, Sony scores great PR and the electronics giant’s own technology gets repurposed.

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Carl EspostiDec 02, 2010 05:28 am GMT4933 views
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2020 Mission
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

2020 Mission raises the profile of small local charities and community organisations through online video coverage at zero cost to the cause. Each video is crowdfunded by local businesses raising...

2020 MissionSep 20, 2011 04:34 pm GMT5513 views
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2020 Mission
ProPublica Names Daniel Victor as New Social Media Editor
document Distributed Knowledge

Before joining Philly.com, Victor was part of the community engagement team at TBD.com where he helped lead their crowdsourcing efforts and built a network of local blogs. Prior to that, he served...

Jason RobbinsOct 18, 2011 08:39 pm GMT994 views
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ProPublica Names Daniel Victor as New Social Media Editor
Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Ourcast provides detailed, hyperlocal forecasts based on a new type of statistical modeling that uses real-time radar data and weather station readings provided by 20,000 volunteers across the U.S....

Samuel BennettApr 19, 2012 12:36 am GMT1446 views
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Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
Metwit
site Distributed Knowledge / Maps

Metwit is a social weather application that mashup social realtime weather information and enables you to get accurate, hyper-local weather conditions from real people. Just like a check-in,...

Metwit HowdyClowdyApr 26, 2012 11:05 am GMT838 views
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Metwit
Smallknot Founder: Crowdfunding Should Be a Local Phenomenon
document Crowdfunding

According to Smallknot founder, Jay Lee , "Our model right now is not based at all on the JOBS Act, though we still believe that the model we chose makes the most sense from the business...

Pablo BracciniJun 01, 2012 12:40 pm GMT974 views
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Smallknot Founder: Crowdfunding Should Be a Local Phenomenon
Seedlauncher set to help small businesses crowdfund
document Crowdfunding

"We're hyperlocal. Kind of the whole idea is investing back into your own community," Seedlauncher co-founder Jeromy Sonne said , who is finishing up his senior year at the...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 25, 2012 06:17 am GMT980 views
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Seedlauncher set to help small businesses crowdfund
Triposo Now Powers In-App Maps with skobbler
document Distributed Knowledge

The OpenStreetMap, dubbed“the Wikipedia of maps,”offers the world's largest crowdsourced map, providing superb levels of detail and accuracy not possible with conventional alternatives....

Benjamin FosselApr 04, 2013 03:07 am GMT967 views
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Triposo Now Powers In-App Maps with skobbler
Sky Motion Research Integrates Crowdsourced Weather Observations into Proprietary Nowcasting Technology
document Tools

The crowdsourcing platform also benefits from inheriting the large database of users who have downloaded previous versions of SkyMotion. "We're addressing issues that have plagued...

Pablo BracciniMay 09, 2013 01:31 am GMT764 views
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Sky Motion Research Integrates Crowdsourced Weather Observations into Proprietary Nowcasting Technology
Crowdfunding Real Estate: A Q&A with Realty Mogul's Jilliene Helman
Crowdfunding

Realty Mogul is a recently-launched real estate crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new form of crowdfunding, so we spoke with Jilliene Helman, Realty Mogul's CEO, who was kind enough to tell us about her company and how it operates. Read on to find out!

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Anton RootJul 08, 2013 09:29 pm GMT3281 views
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