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Journal Local: Birmingham journalism students launch hyperlocal news agency

Three Birmingham City journalism students have created a hyperlocal news agency for their final year dissertation project.

Newswaves aims to provide content for hyperlocal blogs around the West Midlands and drive traffic in their direction by publishing links and excerpts.

Most people start Hyperlocal blogs purely because of their love of the area and run them as a hobby, meaning that they don’t always have the time or the means to cover all the stories they’d like to; that’s where the Newswaves team come in.

Full post on Journal Local at this link.