Author Archives: Jeremy Rue

About Jeremy Rue

Jeremy Rue is a lecturer for the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism under grants from the Ford Foundation and the Carnegie-Knight program News21.

MissionLocal partners with Stamen Design’s Dotspotting project

MissionLocal.org, a hyperlocal news site run by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, has partnered with Stamen Design to display crime maps in the Mission District of San Francisco.

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Live coverage, still a tricky process

MissionLocal.org recently covered the Carnaval San Francisco parade that comes through the Mission District of San Francisco every year. It’s a big event for this community, and deservedly it required lots of coverage. I met with the MissionLocal staff before … Continue reading

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MissionLocal launches Classified Ads page

MissionLocal.org launched a classified ads page this week which will feature merchandise and services targeted to viewers from the Mission District in San Francisco.

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JOB: Looking for someone who can save journalism

The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism is seeking a product developer to implement a business model for three hyper-local online news sites the school has been operating for several years.

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CalPress in the wild

The local community websites we run at the UC Berkeley journalism school use a custom WordPress theme called CalPress. It was constructed by former UC Berkeley instructor Josh Williams, who is now a multimedia producer at the New York Times.

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Launching the new LocalReport.org

Welcome to the new LocalReport.org website. This blog will host news and information about the hyperlocal project at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Think of this as a report on what we’ve learned from this experiment. We’ve tested … Continue reading

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