Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good.  Luckily, this is not difficult.

—Charlotte Whitton
Project Blog:
Mobile News Platform for Hyperlocal News
Bo Hee Kim, a UC Berkeley graduate student plans to build a more user- and geo-friendly mobile news site for the journalism school's three hyperlocal sites that she hopes will ultimately be used by other local sites.

Here we go: Hello, Richmond Confidential!

Thursday, December 01, 2011

It’s been about a month since my last post, so I’ll do several over the next week to make up for it.

I wanted to note that though I originally thought I was going to create a more interactive site for Oakland North first, I’m going to go with Richmond Confidential. Let’s explain my rationale …

At the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, we run three hyperlocal news websites: Mission Local, Oakland North and Richmond Confidential. Mission Local has a ton of traffic and content, but for my first project there are just too many content streams I would have to consider. Richmond Confidential has the smallest amount of traffic and content, since it is one of the newest sites. Oakland North seemed like a good middle ground to create/tweak my mobile site with.

Then, there was the roadblock.

Read more...

   • Posted by Bo Hee Kim on 12/01 at 03:03 PM

Who's Blogging

 
image

Bo Hee Kim
Bo Hee Kim, a UC Berkeley graduate student plans to build a more user- and geo-friendly mobile news site for the journalism school's three hyperlocal sites that she hopes will ultimately be used by other local sites.

Click for full bios.

Recent Posts

 • Mobile App Built for Richmond Confidential
 • The First Mobile Site Takes Shape
 • Here we go: Hello, Richmond Confidential!
 • Shiny New Toys and Possible Features
 • And so we begin…

By Month

 • August 2012
 • January 2012
 • December 2011
 • November 2011
 • September 2011
 • Complete Archives