Community Journalism

Community journalism is locally oriented, professional news coverage that typically focuses on city neighborhoods, individual suburbs or small towns, rather than metropolitan, state, national or world news.If it covers wider topics, community journalism concentrates on the effect they have on local readers. Community newspapers, often but not always publish weekly, and also tend to cover subjects larger news media do not. Some examples of topics are students on the honor roll at the local high school, school sports, crimes such as vandalism, zoning issues and other details of community life. However, such "hyperlocal" articles are sometimes dismissed as "chicken dinner" stories.
Posts about Community Journalism
  • Why Two Competing News ‘Indies’ in Suburban Charlotte Are Teaming Up

    … package of advertising with the Lake Norman area’s top news outlets. Warfield: Because our expertise lies in print, we were never able to fully maximize the value of our own web presence. David not only has a background in print, but he also has pioneered community journalism on the web, so this seemed like an ideal fit to offer advertisers…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
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