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The news comes a couple of weeks after The Incline’s previous owner, Spirited Media, said it was selling off its local news sites.
“Gone are the days when a single news organization had the resources to dominate local news coverage, or when multiple news organizations would enter fierce competition to ‘win’ on the same local story.”
“The most powerful predictor for how metrics adoption will go in a newsroom is whether reporters are interested in how their communities experience and respond to journalism.”
Reporters in Oregon, Pennsylvania, Florida, and now Illinois are banding together to share statehouse coverage.
“The dreck is conflicted single-source stories that should not be called journalism but should be PR and advertising drivel, because it is simply taking spoon-feeding in an unquestioning way and fawning over it.”
“The shorter the distance between our neighbors and our news, the stronger our community.”
“We’re trying to be a platform for voices that you wouldn’t ordinarily read in text at the Times.”
“If people have broadband and can access digital news — which is still not a given here in the state — thinking that news can come from a digital outlet is something new to a lot in the state.”