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“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.”
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. Adrienne LaFrance
With a mix of aggregation and original content, Dichtbij is trying to build a sustainable business — and they’re getting close. Antonio Jiménez
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. Adrienne LaFrance
The search for a scalable, money-making model for hyperlocal journalism continues, but there are some reasons for optimism.
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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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The murder-tracking blog wants to license its software platform and reporting to a traditional media outlet.
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