Defining Local News - Report to Welsh Government

The Centre for Community Journalism at the University of Cardiff have shared details of a report supported by the Welsh Government into the need to nurture and promote local and community defined reporting:

'Welsh Government pressed to fund in public interest journalism', in the latest issue of The Journalist. pic.twitter.com/k5w0fc6l0w

— Centre for Community Journalism (@C4CJ) July 31, 2018

The report is available as a PDF online.

The Centre for Community Journalism defines ‘hyperlocal’ journalism as a “news publication as a news service that typically pertains to a specific geographic area such as a town, neighbourhood, village, county or even postcode. They can also be aimed at online communities of interest.”

https://www.communityjournalism.co.uk/icnn/membership-criteria/