Publication Information

Publication Owner
Paul Bass
Year Founded
Location

lower Naugatuck Valley, CT
United States

Years in Operation
12 years
Parent Publication
Online Journalism Project

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
Hyperlocal community comings and goings
Coverage Topics
Crime & Justice
Education & Schools
Government
Planning & Development
Politics
Language
English
Communities Served
Low-income communities

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
Social media
Website
Products
Originally-reported articles
Podcasts
Social media-only content
Video
Geographic Area
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
Tax Status (founded)
Nonprofit 501c(3) or Canadian nonprofit
Tax Status (current)
Nonprofit 501c(3) or Canadian nonprofit

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: 71-80%
Revenue Generation: 0-10%
Product/Technology: 0-10%
Administration: 11-20%
Revenue Stream - Largest
Foundation funding
Revenue Streams (20%+)
Philanthropic funding from major institutions
Advertising Products
Content Sponsorship
Display

Real-World Impacts

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

We have pushed local government to be more open, adapt to social media, exposed corruption

Publication information last Updated on 10/06/2020