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- 7 readers -
  • 7 Ways Local News Sites Can Grow Their Digital Audiences

    … Marovich, founder, publisher and editor of the Newport Dispatch. “Site design plays a large part in keeping readers from leaving after reading an article, but there are some things that any site, on any platform, can do to increase the amount of time visitors stay.” Here are seven strategies that hyperlocal publications are using to make…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 15 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- 10 readers -
  • Will 2015 Be Breakthrough Year for Community News?

    …. Jim Brady, founder of Billy Penn in Philadelphia: I do think local is headed for the breakthrough that has long eluded it, though there’s still plenty of tough sledding ahead. I think the growth of local will be powered by a few key things: 1) a move away from reliance on a display ad model, and 2) the continued emergence of mobile…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin Display Mobile- 18 readers -
  • Are Community News Sites and Investors Ready for Each Other?

    … “Why can’t local news attract investment?” journalism watcher Nikki Usher asks in a recent opinion piece for the Reynolds Journalism Institute, where she is a resident fellow. “If funders don’t pump money into local news, all of the innovation that’s happening in news will simply bypass the local level.” Usher, who is an assistant professor…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 18 readers -
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