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Interview with Monocle 24 radio / Monocle magazine: re hyperlocal publishing

Last week I did an interview with Monocle 24 Radio – the audio service of excellent global-affairs magazine Monocle – based in London.

Every week on their morning news programme, … 120 more words

Damian Radcliffe Hyperlocal Media And Community Journalism

No such thing as bad publicity?

From the giddy heights of Radio 4 to… well, the very local. This week I’m being interviewed by the Hounslow Chronicle and Get West London. Though this seems like sweating the small stuff, I know I shouldn’t turn my nose up at local media.  215 more words

Press & PR

Finding story ideas #2: meeting sources

This is a continuing series focusing on ideas and suggestions about how to find and come up with story ideas. To view previous entries in the series, please use this… 671 more words

Journalism Advice

OK, I'm back

My profuse apologies that this blog has been sadly neglected for a few weeks now. But finally the current crop of drab columns in the Manx press has convinced me to end this indolence. 667 more words

Another Reason We Need to Tell Our Stories

With a single tweet, the 83 year-old newspaper in my community disappeared. Of course this is nothing new, it is happening in communities across North America… 760 more words


How can I find out what all the local newspapers are in a particular town or area?

Willings Press Guide, which is in stock in a few larger libraries has a geographical index of local newspapers.

Search our catalgoue on the Libraries West website to find out which libraries have copies of Willings Press Guide.

Community Information

Who's Watching Your Council? Journalists Go On Strike

Ever wondered who’s scrutinising your council? Cutbacks in local news coverage mean that it could end up being no-one.

I wrote an article on why we should support our local newspapers for Londonist. 146 more words