First conference for community journalists is a ‘big success’

HYPERLOCAL reporters who covered the Westminster terrorist attacks and the fire at Grenfell Tower, a young man who is teaching the world how to become community journalists in between being a correspondent in war zones, a young woman who started a small company analysing stats, which led to some of the biggest newspaper headlines of 2017. Add to that an opening by the Presiding Officer at the Welsh Assembly, Elin Jones, workshops on business models,...

Llanelli Online Meets CUCFCJ

Llanelli Online is attracting attention from Cardiff University and their centre for Community Journalism. We had a conversation with Matt Abbott earlier this month (March 2017) and we discussed the reasoning behind setting up the new hyperlocal and the future of local journalism. Out of these discussions we hope to build a relationship with the department and already have at least one intern coming to work for Llanelli Online over the Easter holidays.

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