Everyblock

Adrian Holovaty (born 1981) is an American web developer, journalist and entrepreneur living in Chicago, Illinois. He is co-creator of the Django web framework and an advocate of "journalism via computer programming."
Posts about Everyblock
  • Grading Street Fight’s 2014 Predictions

    … recognize that the current model atrophied as it scaled. But surprise: following the sale of Patch, Comcast resurrected Everyblock, its more data-driven take on a hyperlocal community site. The cable giant plans to expand the project from a small pilot to neighborhoods in Boston, Houston and Florida. Meanwhile, the Sun-Times launched its own…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fightin Mobile- 19 readers -
  • VIDEO: Hyperlocal Media 2.0 — Events and Email?

    … week. During a panel moderated by Fusion’s Felix Simon, Brady joined Liena Zagare, publisher of Corner Media, and Paul Wright, director of local media for Comcast, to discuss the future of local media in a post-Patch era. The challenge in hyperlocal media has always been in finding the right revenue model. Whereas Patch and others relied heavily…

    Tim Sohn/ Street Fightin Display EMail- 13 readers -
  • Revived EveryBlock Looking to Work With Community News Sites

    … EveryBlock is back in business under its new operator, Comcast. Re-launched in Chicago last January and in Philadelphia in August, it will be expanding to five more cities this year. Here, Comcast Local Media Director Paul Wright defends the old EveryBlock — shut down in 2013 by previous operator NBC Universal (which Comcast acquired in 2009…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 16 readers -
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