Jim Brady: Events and Experiences Are Key to Connecting Younger Audiences To Local News

  Companion column: Newsonomics: With A Cross-Country Merger, Spirited Media Aims To Build A Nationwide Digital Local News Chain     At 49, Jim Brady has already led several digital lifetimes. As a young sports-turned-digital editor, he won early notice and acclaim in helping ...

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Newsonomics: With A Cross-Country Merger, Spirited Media Aims To Build A Nationwide Digital Local News Chain

Companion piece: Jim Brady: Events and Experiences Are Key to Connecting Younger Audiences To Local News     Consider it a baby chain. Today, with broad ambitions, two of America’s young, dynamic, millennials-targeting, mobile-first city news companies are merging. They’ll ...

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Denverite Launches As First Of Would-Be Nationwide Digital-Only Local News Chain

Today, the news landscape in Denver gets just a little more crowded with today’s announcement of the launch of Denverite, about a month away. Denverite is part of a larger, if still tiny, local news reinvestment trend, but it is its lineage — both in funding and in thinking — that compels our ...

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What Are They Thinking: The Millennial Gold Rush Goes Local, In Charlotte

Everyone in publishing now loves the Millennials, as well-funded startups from Mic (“What Are They Thinking: Chris Altchek’s three magic words for Mic: video-centric millennials company”) to Buzzfeed to Vice and Vox target the next generation. While media attention is riveted on national ...

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Newsonomics: Are Local Newspapers The Taxi Cabs of the Uber Age?

Traveling recently, I found myself needing transport from an offsite car rental facility near Portland’s airport. I called a recommended local taxi company and asked if it could pick me up there and take me downtown? “Yes,” came the answer. “How long?” “Soon as we can get there,” came the ...

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