‘Hyperlocal’ Web Sites Deliver News Without Newspapers – NYTimes.com

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The sites, like EveryBlock, Outside.in, Placeblogger and Patch, collect links to articles and blogs and often supplement them with data from local governments and other sources. They might let a visitor know about an arrest a block away, the sale of a home down the street and reviews of nearby restaurants.

via ‘Hyperlocal’ Web Sites Deliver News Without Newspapers – NYTimes.com.

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One Response to ‘Hyperlocal’ Web Sites Deliver News Without Newspapers – NYTimes.com

  1. AnnaMarie Barquest says:

    Let’s face it. The Internet and other technologies are making paper media obsolete. There will be memory cards loaded with news and magazines in place of physical newspaper racks everywhere. We have the technology and just need the price point to drop to where people will be able to afford the switch, however most cell phones have the Internet and new right on their phone, so really, how long will this future technology last?

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