Online News

A diverse local news ecosystem is emerging, and it doesn’t need ‘scale’ or venture capital

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Local independent online news sites fill gaps left by newspapers, but old economics don’t apply This has been a very bad year?—?after a succession of bad years?—?for journalism jobs at big corporate chain-owned local newspapers. Given what’s left in some newsrooms, and the flailing business models of their parent companies, it’s hard to see it […]