7 Habits of Profitable, Hyper Local News

Still no sustainable business model for online news? That's crazy talk. We love reading about online editorial success and greater activity in the hyper-local space. Yet most of these reports feature vague remarks about revenue plans still being explored and the perplexing challenge of finding a way to pay the newsroom bills. CUNY's Jeff Jarvis, NYU's Jay Rosen & other veteran journos have been trying to crack the business model code for quite some time now. These entrepreneurial … [Read more...]

CUNY Hyper-Local Online Revenue

Jeff Jarvis held a hyper-local, mini-camp at the Graduate School of Journalism in NYC on Nov. 11, 2009. It was called: The  New Business Models for News  conference. I was invited to do a session focused on helping hyper-local web publishers, build realistic business models in order to grow revenue. Here's the actual presentation: cuny preso 1.10FINAL … [Read more...]