Journalist quits job on weekly to set up own newspaper - Journalism News from HoldtheFrontPage | Hyperlocal and Local Media |

A reporter has resigned from his job on an East London weekly to launch his own hyperlocal website and newspaper.

Tim Dickens’ new venture will see him leave Archant title the Ilford Recorder to concentrate on the Brixton blog and Brixton Bugle with successful blogger Zoe Jewell.

The blog which was launched on Wednesday with the aim of creating a ‘journalistic revolution.’

This will be followed in February by  free weekly title the Brixton Bugle which will be distributed to around 5,000 Commuters each Friday morning at Brixton tube station at rush hour.