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Robin "Roblimo" Miller
Bradenton Times
Bradenton, FL

Bradenton, FL

"It's time for local newspapers to become truly local; to feature local news on the front pages of both their Web sites and print editions, with only a few out-of-the-area stories up front, augmented by an above-the-fold story list that tells readers where to find national and international news on their inside pages. Add readers' stories and comments to the mix and you suddenly have a local online community, not just a newspaper."
Robin "Roblimo" Miller, Slashdot.com editor, in a Nov. 27, 2005 blog posting

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Hyperlocal editor; Former editor of Slashdot.com, the premier news website for computer geeks and an observer of the newspaper industry's slow adoption of the Internet

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Robin Miller was formerly editor of Slashdot.com, the most-trafficked news site for technologists on the web. In this post, he explains why he things daily newspapers have missed the Internet opportunity badly, what they can do to recover, and the promise of local online communities:

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