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Founded in Pittsburgh, Fitt now has 16 sites across the country and has plans to grow.
Working together doesn’t always come easy to news organizations. Here are the hurdles — and how best to get around them.
The Tyler Loop fashions itself as a data-savvy, digital alt-weekly for the growing, increasingly diverse city of Tyler.
Spurned by a network that wanted to own its own station in the market, WHDH has responded by offering 87 hours of local news a week. (Plus “Family Feud.”)
The news site has an unusual policy on crime reporting: No names or mugshots of those arrested unless they’re public figures, the arrest is judged to be a public emergency, or its reporters are able to interview the accused directly.
Adopting the role of a good neighbor does not mean abandoning critical perspective. It’s an opportunity to ensure that local newspapers are at the heart of the conversations taking place in their communities.