Changing media landscape in Charlotte: Hyperlocal is in

This is a great list. I have been thinking recently about the increase of local attention and interest around our very own community. I hope to see Queen in the Queen City Blog featured someday.

Backstage Communications

We have a fairly new crop of hyperlocal media outlets and blogs popping up in Charlotte. I put together a quick recap in case you are interested in following along (and many of you already are!).

Though most of these have significantly smaller audience numbers than traditional media outlets, they can often have a very targeted audience (for most of these, it’s a millennial and Gen X audience, well connected and engaged, local). If you know of other sites or outlets, please let me know and I’ll add them to my list!

(Note: if this is a topic that really interests you, I suggest you also read this great article on Neiman Lab that explores what the boundaries are when it comes to journalism today, and how the rise of digital tools is changing who defines journalism.)


Charlotte Five – launched in 2014 by the marketing/advertising department at the Charlotte Observer…

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