Publication Information

Publication Owner
Tran Longmoore
Year Founded
Location

Saline, MI
United States

Years in Operation
9 years

Editorial

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Editorial Strategy
Characteristics that describe the core of the newsroom’s editorial strategy.
Coverage Topics
Topics that are prioritized in the newsroom’s coverage.
Language
Primary language of the newsroom’s content.
Communities Served
Underrepresented communities primarily served as part of the newsroom’s editorial strategy.
Editorial Strategy
Curation and commentary
Hyperlocal community comings and goings
Coverage Topics
Business
Crime & Justice
Education & Schools
Government
Sports & Recreation
Language
English

Distribution

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Distribution Methods
The methods used to distribute the newsroom’s products.
Products
The types of news products, and/or other products, produced by the newsroom.
Geographic Area
The size of the geographic area that the newsroom primarily focuses on.
Distribution Methods
Website
Social media
Third party content platforms
Products
Originally-reported articles
Video
Newsletters
Digital marketing services
Events
Geographic Area
Neighborhood(s)
City/Town

Organization

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Employees
The number of full time employees currently working for the company.
Founder Directly Involved?
Is the founder of the company still involved in daily operations?
Tax Status (founded)
The company’s tax status when founded.
Tax Status (current)
The company’s tax status today.
Full Time Employees
1
Founder Directly Involved?
Yes
Tax Status (founded)
Sole Proprietor/no specific tax status
Tax Status (current)
Sole Proprietor/no specific tax status

Financial

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Total Budget Allocated
Self reported rough estimates of how much of the company’s total budget is allocated across each of these categories.
Paywall or Gateway
If a gateway exists, the rules governing content accessibility.
Revenue Stream - Largest
The revenue stream that accounts for the highest percentage of the company’s overall revenue.
Revenue Streams
The revenue streams that account for 20% or more of the company’s overall revenue.
Advertising Products
The advertising products sold by the company.
Total Budget Allocated (items may not add up to 100%)
Editorial: 41-50%
Revenue Generation: 21-30%
Product/Technology: 11-20%
Administration: 11-20%
Paywall or Gateway
I don't have a paywall
Self-reported Sustainability Status
Struggling to be Sustainable
Revenue Stream - Largest
Direct sold advertising
Revenue Streams (20%+)
Direct sold advertising
Small individual gifts
Advertising Products
Display
Content Sponsorship
Video

Real-World Impacts

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Real World Impact
Self reported impact on the communities the newsroom serves.

Our local government coverage has definitely awakened segments of the community and put a stop to or altered decisions, for better or worse. Twice the city tried to cut the local police dispatch center. Twice it failed. Developments have been curtailed. Documents the city refused to make public have been made public.

Publication information last Updated on 10/06/2020