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Street Fight Daily: Apple Buys WifiSLAM, NYU’s Hyperlocal Finds New Home

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Street Fight Daily: Apple Buys WifiSLAM, NYU’s Hyperlocal Finds New Home

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM (Wall Street Journal)… Changing Trains: The Local East Village, NYU’s hyperlocal blog, Moves from The New York Times to New York Magazine (Nieman Lab)… Local Search Service Roamz Shifts Again – Now “Local Measure,” Startup Brings Geo-Based Data To Businesses (& Gets Them To Pay) (TechCrunch)…

‘Post-Industrial Journalism’ Report Deserves an A, and an F

Tom Grubisich

‘Post-Industrial Journalism’ Report Deserves an A, and an F

A new report from Columbia’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism takes a look at everything that’s wrong with digital journalism, starting at the top and going all the way down to the hyperlocal level. The report pins antiquated journalistic practices to the wall and recommends specific fixes. But it also wrongly asserts that the Internet has permanently “wrecked” journalism’s advertising model.

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys Breadcrumb, Judging Journatic, Warren Buffett

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys Breadcrumb, Judging Journatic, Warren Buffett

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology...

Groupon Acquires Breadcrumb to Make Redeeming Deals on the iPad Easier (AllThingsD)…

On Journatic, and Making It in Hyperlocalville (Columbia Journalism Review)…

Why Clay Shirky Is Right and Warren Buffett Is Wrong About the Future of Local Newspapers (GigaOm)…