NBC Shuts Down Hyperlocal Web Site
Posted: 2/8/2013  |  By: Brian Stelter | New York Times
EveryBlock, a pioneering Web site for hyperlocal data-driven journalism, was shut down on Thursday by its owner, NBCNews.com, disappointing longtime fans of the site.
Hundreds of its users posted comments bemoaning the closure and wondering why it had happened without warning.