The Challenge for ‘Indie’ News Sites: Monetizing Highly Engaged Audiences

by Tom Grubisich
When they met at their recent Chicago convention, independent community publishers and editors talked a lot about what might be called “reve-news.” On everybody’s mind at the Local Independent Online Newspaper (LION) Publishers’ annual meeting was how to monetize news. Even obituaries can be monetized, said one speaker, prominent “indie” publisher Steve Waldman, who is readyi ...Read the full article