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Hyperlocal news and citizen media platforms represent an early dream that the internet's limitless capacity as a medium would lead to the emergence of extremely local (and thereby relevant) news coverage. This dream hasn't played out as expected. While we all report, in a sense, about our hyperlocal experiences on social media platforms, the venerated "citizen journalist" of the early 2000s wasn't able to sustainably produce quality journalism to the degree many industry experts predicted.

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The Listening Post Collective Playbook

As part of the Listening Post Collective’s commitment to developing civic media + power-building resources, we’ve launched a free, self-paced, digital learning platform that guides you through launching your own civic media project.

Urban Archive

Urban Archive is a technology nonprofit that creates new connections between people, places, and historical institutions.

Memria

MEMRIA uses the power of voice to help our partners further their missions.

Outside.in

Outside.in is an aggregator aimed at creating a place for neighborhoods to share and explore information.

Patch

The best breaking news, stories, and events from the Patch network of local news sites

Listening Post Collective

The Listening Post Collective provides journalists, newsroom leaders, and non-profits tools and advice to create meaningful conversations with their communities.

StoryCorps

To preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world

Streetwyze

The Streetwyze app is the world’s first neighborhood navigator powered by local knowledge.

Internews

Internews, an international nonprofit organization, empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account.

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