'You've got to be the old lady on the porch.'

Ruth, João-Pierre
October 2009
njbiz;10/19/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p6
The article focuses on independent news blogs in the U.S. Due to cuts being made by large media companies, independent news blogs are taking up the torch to provide local news. These blogs include Flanders NJ News, located at www.flanders-nj.blogspot.com, and HometownTimes.com. Flanders NJ News was founded by Noelle Kehrly who highlighted the need for positive press that residents crave. HometownTimes.com seeks to launch hyper-locals news sites across the U.S. The author highlights the challenges in developing sources and soliciting advertisers. INSET: A connection challenge.


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