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Articles tagged hyperlocal (52)

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DNAinfo (short for Digital Network Associates) is an online local news organization covering Manhattan and Chicago. The site was founded in November 2009 by Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, who also provides its funding. The original New York site had an editorial staff of about 45 in March 2013 and it includes both neighborhood-level sites and broader…

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Joseph Lichterman    Aug. 7, 2014
Hyperlocal network Dichtbij has 44 local sites throughout the country, and brought in about €10 million in revenue last year.
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Justin Ellis    June 11, 2014
In her new book, Abernathy examines the divide between metro papers and rural or ethnic papers as they deal with digital competition, ownership changes, and the search for new revenue.
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Caroline O'Donovan    March 12, 2014
From microgrants to business training to better tech platforms, the local news ecosystem Patch left behind could end up richer than the one that it debuted in.
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Joseph Lichterman    Feb. 27, 2014
Once lauded as an early example of the teaching hospital model of journalism education, Mission Local will now fend for itself outside the j-school.
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Mark Coddington    Dec. 20, 2013
Plus: 60 Minutes produces a friendly story on the NSA, the ethics of holding stories, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Mark Coddington    Aug. 16, 2013
Plus: The San Francisco Chronicle backtracks on its paywall, layoffs at Patch, the coming arrival of Al Jazeera America, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and the web.
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Mark Coddington    Feb. 15, 2013
Plus: Self-censorship in the media’s coverage of drones, Time Warner’s possible magazine sales plans, and the rest of the week’s news about the future of news.
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Mark Armstrong    Feb. 7, 2013
“This is all to say: I think the app or company that ‘solves’ local will probably be a parenting app. Not necessarily a ‘local’ app.”
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Adrienne LaFrance    June 27, 2012
The New York Times, backing away from The Local, says it doesn’t make sense to pay its staff to be in the hyperlocal business.