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Articles tagged hyperlocal (50)

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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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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    February 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    December 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    August 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    February 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    February 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.
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Antonio Jiménez    June 7, 2012
With a mix of aggregation and original content, Dichtbij is trying to build a sustainable business — and they’re getting close.
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Adrienne LaFrance    March 13, 2012
The Maine online/print hybrid was acclaimed for its revenue model and a Knight News Challenge winner, but in the end, it couldn’t keep the doors open.
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Ken Doctor    February 23, 2012
The search for a scalable, money-making model for hyperlocal journalism continues, but there are some reasons for optimism.
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Andrew Phelps    November 7, 2011
A year ago, Philadelphia public radio station WHYY launched a new hyperlocal community news site. Here’s what they’ve learned — successes and failures — since.
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Andrew Phelps    September 8, 2011
The murder-tracking blog wants to license its software platform and reporting to a traditional media outlet.
Bob Calo    June 20, 2011
Simon Owens    May 5, 2011