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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 GMT1823 views
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Research: disengaging from the news and hyperlocal engagement
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 GMT795 views
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Hyperlocal rules: how to be home-grown and sustainable
Crowdfunding Could Upend Hyperlocal — Here’s What You Need to Know
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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 GMT2508 views
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Crowdfunding Could Upend Hyperlocal — Here’s What You Need to Know
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 GMT1635 views
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A Crowdsourced Hyperlocal City Guide, Coming To You Soon
Hyperlocal is the new trend in Crowdfunding
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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 GMT1280 views
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Hyperlocal is the new trend in Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding Platform Lucky Ant Expands From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg
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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 GMT2363 views
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Crowdfunding Platform Lucky Ant Expands From the Lower East Side to Williamsburg
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 GMT1145 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 GMT5425 views
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GroundReport
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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 GMT945 views
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GroundReport
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 GMT7437 views
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2020 Mission
ProPublica Names Daniel Victor as New Social Media Editor
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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 GMT1058 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
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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 GMT1545 views
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Ourcast Launches Real-Time Mobile Weather App That Predicts Rain, Snow With Unprecedented Accuracy
Smallknot Founder: Crowdfunding Should Be a Local Phenomenon
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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 GMT1037 views
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Smallknot Founder: Crowdfunding Should Be a Local Phenomenon
Seedlauncher set to help small businesses crowdfund
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"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 GMT1055 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 GMT1091 views
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Triposo Now Powers In-App Maps with skobbler
Sky Motion Research Integrates Crowdsourced Weather Observations into Proprietary Nowcasting Technology
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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 GMT862 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 GMT3945 views
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BNN Funding Offers Marketing Support Solutions, Organically
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding expert Rose Spinelli writes in once again, this time to highlight BNN Funding, a marketing support service for crowdfunding campaigns.

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Rose SpinelliMay 19, 2014 03:47 pm GMT4270 views
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Crowd Coffee: June 18
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

In this Crowd Coffee: how to make your crowdfunding campaign successful; a new crowdfunding platform launches, for high school fundraisers; crowdfunding inspires band to come to a Virginia town; growth of the sharing economy in the UK; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 18, 2014 01:50 pm GMT1881 views
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BloomSky Tests World's First App-Enabled Personal Smart Weather Station in San Francisco
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BloomSky, developer of the world's first personal smart weather station, announced the launch of beta testing for its new outdoor module, which is equipped with a high definition (HD)...

Adam FrazerJul 20, 2014 06:14 am GMT632 views
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BloomSky Tests World's First App-Enabled Personal Smart Weather Station in San Francisco
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