Concepts

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Hyperlocal

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A definition of Hyperlocal isn’t universally agreed but  NESTA Here and Now report broadly defines hyperlocal as:

“Online news or content services pertaining to a town, village, single postcode or other small, geographically defined community.”

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Open Data

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The Open Foundation has produced a wildly accepted definition of Open Data:

“Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose (subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness).”

But what does that mean in practice? Is it the same as open government data?

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Data Journalism

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Some argue its been around for decades, some will tell you its the latest thing. For some its the “new punk”.

There’s a great democratisation of data going on. Rather than the numbers belonging to the experts, they belong to all of us – and data journalism is part of that reclaiming of the facts.

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