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With a mix of aggregation and original content, Dichtbij is trying to build a sustainable business — and they’re getting close. Antonio Jiménez
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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
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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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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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