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Public Radio Gears Up for Hyperlocal News Innovation

Jessica Clark

Public Radio Gears Up for Hyperlocal News Innovation

Federal, private and individual donors are all supporting myriad local and hyperlocal reporting experiments based at radio stations. The results of these initiatives have been mixed. Better and more replicable models are needed for cross-platform storytelling, participatory reporting that brings in a broader range of perspectives, and narrative forms that more closely reflect the shifting media consumption and sharing habits of younger users…