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Funding hyperlocal news - your input invited

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 10-04-2010 under OPINION

There is no question that things are really hopping at the Rapidian. Monthly visitor numbers are up a whopping 78% compared to 3 months ago. Now nearly 15,000 visits are being made each month to check out what's happening. Hundreds are signed...

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Hyperlocal: Trendy tag or fundamental value?

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 09-08-2010 under OPINION

Dictionary.com has no definition for the word “hyperlocal.” Microsoft Word consistently provides a red underline alert, unapologetically pointing out that I have either mistyped, or that I’m just making stuff up. Over two years ago...

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Show, don't tell

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 02-09-2010 under OPINION

From Rapidian staff*: "Show don't tell" plays like a broken record for every creative writer.  Says Wikipedia, "Show, don't tell is an admonition to fiction writers to write in a manner that allows the reader to experience the story through a...

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