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“This was once something that a whole generation of journalists got to do to start their careers. Sadly, we’ve seen it disappear. We want to restore that tradition.”
“Nobody goes into journalism because they want to cater to advertisers and deliver them as many eyeballs as possible.”
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.