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“If it’s half of what we think it could be, then everyone here is going to reach more people with this subject of such critical importance here.”
“Getting things on air will reach the audience you’re looking to reach. Getting things online is important so people can find the work later.”
Texting “seemed like a way to allow people to pare the constant stream of news down to just what mattered to them the most.”
Campbell Brown: “We are going to continue our work with head publishers. We’re not backing away from that, but it is a shift to local and an emphasis on local that is new for us.”
“It’s not rocket science to put a CMS together. It is a bit of rocket science to figure out how to make the most effective use of it and create a sustainable business model.”
One user: “I do not want to stay in touch with avoidable contacts in Dubai or London. I want to know who lives in my neighborhood and wants to get to know these people.”
“Despite the volume of research currently under way about news ecosystems, there is no gold standard.”
6AM runs six sites in four states across the Southeast, in areas “where they are not big enough to have multiple daily papers, yet they are big enough to have a huge life force and a huge heart.”