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Ghost of Midnight

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National “local” websites in the news

A couple of deserving media darlings are in the news again this week…

EveryBlock, the six person Adrian Holovaty “micro-local” project funded to the tune of $1.1 million by the Knight News Challenge, is preparing to go “for profit” when the two year Knight grant ends in June.

And…

Placeblogger, a 2007 recipient of $220k from the Knight News Challenge, has recently been revamped by its founders to encourage more personal interaction.

Details from The Local Onliner (here and here).

Posted in: Citizen Journalism, Front Porch Forum, Local Online, Social Media


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