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.
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 a lot of ideas; some succeeded and some failed.