How we are creating a virtual newsroom: hyperlocal style!

Sarah Cheverton (@Cheversar), Editor-in-Chief of Star and Crescent

We thought social media was a box that just had to be ticked, then we could move on. We occasionally posted some stories on social media, if and when we remembered

This meme played an important role in introducing us to the idea that we could be playful with local politics as well as provocative on social media.

As we always wanted to publish satire as core content, this meme played an important role in introducing us to the idea that we could be playful with local politics as well as provocative on social media.

We became aware of some devastating cuts to frontline services for domestic abuse victims

For us the challenge is not to discourage anyone from commenting, but to encourage people to get involved in the conversation.

Another challenge for us in building our virtual newsroom is around quality control. Working with a team of people you’ve never actually met is a lot harder than when you all share an office.

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