Sunday, November 22, 2009

Hyperlocal Journalism: Jarvis Explains It All

Jeff Jarvis on New Business Models for News 2009 from CUNY Grad School of Journalism on Vimeo.

Not sure what media types are talking about when they discuss "hyperlocal"?

In this video talk by Jeff Jarvis, the author of "What Would Google Do?" shares new business models that journalists are launching around the country.

As you'll see, journalism will survive but possibly in a form that isn't here yet. For example, it may take the form of individual bloggers, one- or two-person media shops, and non-profit organizations. It's going to be a whole new "ecosystem," Jarvis notes.

There's some interesting ideas to consider here. Let me know what you think...


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