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… We conclude our recent series on thriving independent mini-news networks (see the previous installments here and here) with Liena Zagare, founder of Brooklyn’s Corner Media Group. Zagare’s eight sites stretch from northwest to southeast in New York City’s most populous borough. They include Park Slope (median income: $81,000), with its stately…
… neighborhoods are the turf of Corner Media Group, the independent mini-network that journalist-entrepreneur Liena Zagare has assembled over the past several years. Zagare, who added three neighborhoods to her group a little more than a year ago, was honored with an “Above and Beyond” award for her sites’ government and political coverage…
The sale of AOL’s local media network, Patch, earlier this year marked something of an end to a lot of the optimism that once surrounded hyperlocal media. As local media veteran Jim Brady says, the category entered the “huddle for warmth” phase of its lifecycle. But panelists, in general, struck more optimistic tone at Street Fight Summit last week.