Tag Archives: The Local

Community Training in the Ecosystem

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .


One function that runs throughout the entire ecosystem is the role of community training — both in editorial coverage and ad sales. The New News Organization plays an important role here as an outlet for experienced, professional journalists to train local bloggers and citizen journalists how to cover their communities with more depth, detail and […]

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News Innovators on the Frontline: The Alternative Press

Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by .


The publisher of The Alternative Press, Michael Shapiro, left his position as a litigator at a law firm in New York City to launch the site in October 2008. A longtime blogger, he started The Alternative Press (the online-only alternative to printed papers in the area) in just his hometown of New Providence, NJ. But […]

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