What’s new is often hyped or hated. But sometimes it’s not as new as it seems.
It’s fed with the future, but based on pieces of the past.
Hyperlocal journalism? Why be hyper about it?
Small community newspapers have existed probably as long as newspapers have been published. And before that, there was local oral literature, or even gossip.
Remember the “New Economy” of the late 1990s? And the Internet stock bubble afterward, and all the bubbles before?