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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is a site that aggregates and organizes content from local blogs.

The site,  in 2007, allows users to create of local blogs. The site has a  sorted into designated market areas for advertisers, as well as a service to help license local blog content. In 2009, Placeblogger to encourage more personal interaction.

Placeblogger in startup funding from the Knight Foundation through its News Challenge in 2007.

Video: Lisa Williams’ 2007 Knight News Challenge video:

Recent AndroidForMobile Lab coverage:
April 14, 2009 / Edward J. Delaney
Lisa Williams on hyperlocal blogging — The New York Times weighed in Monday on what may seem like a curiosity to some of its print-leaning readers — hyperlocal news organizations. It goes into some detail for three of the organizations it mentions ̵...

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