Robert Washburn

Robert Washburn

Professor of e-journalism Publisher of Consider This

Recent Posts

There is a future for local news, but story of transition is still to be told

Local news will be available in the future, but it may not look like what people are used to seeing today, according to local media representatives participating in a panel discussion Wednesday. People want to be part of their community. They want to know what is going on. And […]
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The Power of Place: When ‘Local’ is More than a Catchphrase

The Power of Place: When ‘Local’ is More than a Catchphrase

Reporter Angela Long takes an in-depth look at local/hyperlocal news in rural Canada in a well-researched, insightful article published on the Local Journalism and Its Future website. For anyone trying to understand the importance of local/hyperlocal news outside urban areas, this is a must-read. Click here to view original web page at localnews.journalism.ryerson.ca Continue Reading →

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