Ghost of Midnight

… about neighbors, community and Front Porch Forum

Local Online Services making Newspapers Irrelevant?

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 by No comments yet

A neighborhood activist came home from a community meeting in Burlington tonight and she turned immediately to Front Porch Forum to inform her neighbors of the meeting’s outcome.  I was struck by her note that said, in part,…

Between Channel 17 [award-winning PEG Access station] and Front Porch Forum, the Free Press [Gannett-owned local daily newspaper] is no longer relevant!

I don’t think I’d go that far, but that kind of comment is heard more and more.

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