Coming: How the Washington Post and New York Times could cope with TBD and other hyperlocal networks

Update, July 19: This should probably be online by 7 p.m. Eastern Daylight tonight. Lots to say! – D.R.

image Hey, did you think I’d stop at How TBD could use hyperlocal journalism to kick the Washington Post’s butt? The strategy ideas for the Post will appear here over the weekend or on Monday. The same concepts might be useful to the New York Times. Yes, I can see TBD perhaps going national if it’s successful. My goal for this series is to help competitors think of all the angles in striving for sustainable journalistic and business models.

Meanwhile check out upbeat and not-so-cheery write-ups of MainStreetConnect, a hyperlocal network.

Update, July 17: Speaking of the NYT, check out the hyperlocal segment of this week’s On The Media.

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