Tag: niche journalism

by Reuben Stern

Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. This week we learn from The Denver Post’s experience developing single-topic mobile apps, hear about Geekwire’s new revenue stream, and explore Crosscut’s hybrid of arts coverage and community engagement. PART 1: Special-topic apps at The Denver Post The Denver Post is one of many newsrooms that has sought to [...] more »

by Eric Mark Do

Canada’s largest newspaper company is launching two hyper-local business sites in a bid to duplicate the success of one of Canada’s only profitable online news operations. YourMississaugaBiz.com launched several months ago, and YourHamiltonBiz.com will go live this month. Both are the creation of Torstar Inc., which owns the Toronto Star, Metroland, and Metro newspapers. The [...] more »