Local Publishing

  • Street Fight Staff and Friends Predict 2017’s Top Stories (Part Two)

    … devices. More substantive content delivery and ad models will follow in later years. *** Local Publishing Will Build on the Success of “New Class” News Sites Tom Grubisich, Local America editorial director and “The New News” columnist I’m climbing out on a limb and forecasting an overall positive 2017 for local news publishing. The year, I believe…

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  • As 10-Year Mark Approaches, West Seattle Blog Sticks to Profitable Basics

    … In December 2005, West Seattle Blog was just what the name suggested — a new blog, a “personal project,” in the words of co-founder Tracy Record, with no news or advertising. A major windstorm that struck West Seattle and King County in December 2006 changed all that, and in the nearly 10 years since, WSB has become a highly regarded inspiration…

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  • From Print to Patch to His Own ‘Indie’ Site — A 25-Year Saga

    …, but the more towns they gave editors to cover, the less contact they had every day with readers. Readers can contact me at a moment’s notice, and I work hard to return all correspondence within a couple of hours. From the consumer’s perspective, I feel like my audience is very loyal. Everyone likes to support local, independent businesses…

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