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Patch is a network of local news sites with a combination of staff-produced and community-contributed material. It is owned by Hale Global, with former owner AOL retaining a small stake. The company, which focuses exclusively on local news, began with a handful of sites in New Jersey and Connecticut and is now in about 900 communities. It…

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Ken Doctor    June 4, 2014
In less than two years of ownership, Aaron Kushner has changed strategies like changing lanes. A new round of cost cutting suggests the route to sustainability is still uncertain.
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Caroline O'Donovan    March 12, 2014
From microgrants to business training to better tech platforms, the local news ecosystem Patch left behind could end up richer than the one that it debuted in.
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Caroline O'Donovan    February 18, 2014
With 80 members and growing, a news network in Connecticut tries to help local news scale.
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Mark Coddington    January 31, 2014
Plus: An NSA deal is struck, a CNN/Twitter partnership, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Ken Doctor    January 30, 2014
Two-year-old startup GoLocal24 is expanding from its New England base across the continent. Will business-driven for-profits like it fill the void of local news in ways nonprofit outlets can’t?
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Mark Coddington    January 17, 2014
Plus: Lessons from the outrage over the Kellers’ columns about tweeting and cancer, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and tech.
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Mark Coddington    December 20, 2013
Plus: 60 Minutes produces a friendly story on the NSA, the ethics of holding stories, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Caroline O'Donovan    December 9, 2013
“If everybody’s focused on the billion-dollar opportunity in local, they’re going to be missing out on a lot of other opportunities, because this isn’t a billion-dollar space.”
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Ken Doctor    October 10, 2013
This year’s been a struggle, and there are plenty of trend lines still headed in the wrong direction. Here are the ideas and developments to watch as the news industry moves into 2014.
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Mark Coddington    August 23, 2013
Plus: Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison, Patch cuts its workforce, Jeff Bezos next steps at The Washington Post, and the rest of the week’s news on journalism and the web.
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Ken Doctor    August 19, 2013
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Mark Coddington    August 16, 2013
Plus: The San Francisco Chronicle backtracks on its paywall, layoffs at Patch, the coming arrival of Al Jazeera America, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and the web.
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Mark Coddington    August 9, 2013
Plus: John Henry buys The Boston Globe, AOL’s Patch cuts, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and the web.
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Jan Schaffer    July 10, 2013
Montclair State’s Center for Cooperative Media is betting there are returns on getting newspapers, broadcasters, bloggers, and wire services all in the same building.
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Dan Kennedy    July 8, 2013
Nonprofits are great, but a replicable, sustainable model for making money in local news online is the holy grail. In upstate New York, The Batavian is showing the way.