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Embracing the Future

June 10, 2012

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Is the newspaper industry dying or is it “managing through a transition of consumer habits” en route to a successful new business model? Christopher Mayer, publisher of the Boston Globe, believes the latter is true. And his view is widely embraced in the profession. Mayer sees his formerly newsprint-centric news organization expanding its reach while […]

The Kickstarter Chronicles

June 10, 2012

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Each week, dozens of journalistic endeavors turn to Kickstarter for funding. Pitching media projects to this online community brings another meaning to the concept “public interest journalism”; success depends on how intrigued people are by the pitch. From the hugely popular to the barely noticed, CJR’s Kickstarter Chronicles is a look through some of these […]

NJ’s TAP Grows Indie Hyperlocal Network Through Licensing

May 31, 2012

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When an entrepreneur launches a hyperlocal site, it’s not a cautious, toes-first endeavor — it’s sink or swim in deep, fast-moving waters. New sites launched by bigger networks like AOL’s Patch and the legacies powered by DataSphere begin well prepared with editorial templates, sales guides and turnkey technology. Now, in New Jersey, indie start-ups can […]