Daily Voice

  • Revived Daily Voice Expands Into North Jersey With 22 New Sites

    … Pushed to near death two-and-a-half years ago by heavy, continuing losses, the regional community news network Daily Voice has resurrected itself, expanded in suburban Connecticut and New York State and now is about to cross the Hudson River and launch 22 sites in North New Jersey. With its third “pod” in Bergen and Passaic Counties…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 6 readers -
  • 7 Ways Local News Sites Can Grow Their Digital Audiences

    … People are consuming more news than ever, but most local publications still aren’t getting the traction that larger, national news outlets are experiencing. According to a recent paper by Shorenstein Center fellow Matthew Hindman, local news organizations attract just 0.5% of all web traffic, and 85% of the traffic going to news sites heads…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 14 readers -
  • Community Publishers Mixed on Borrell Prescription for Content

    … valuable moment for us to monetize. Whatever solution we come up with will have to be mobile-first — or at least mobile-optimized.” “As for turning all content into advertising — that’s not going to happen. We need to continue to attract the largest audience possible, and the way you do that is through quality local news coverage.” Howard Owens…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Content- 8 readers -
  • Will 2015 Be Breakthrough Year for Community News?

    … to supplement the deep knowledge we already have of our communities. Plus, being able to connect local consumers gets easier when you have access to most all of them on a 24/7 basis. Howard Owens, founder and publisher of The Batavian in upstate New York: I disagree with the initial premise — that’s there’s no audience for local news. In a coverage area…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Display Mobile- 16 readers -
  • Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

    … in suburban Philadelphia. Kelly Gilfillan, founder of HomePageMedia, which has grown from one site in suburban Nashville — in the back yard of Gannett’s Nashville Tennessean — to four sites. (In the corporate area of community news, there’s Carll Tucker, founder of the Daily Voice network, which, after a near-death experience from rapid expansion…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 15 readers -
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