A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists



December 2nd, 2010 • Quill Archives
What the Patch?

Layoffs, buyouts and bleeding attrition swept through newsrooms in 2009, gutting the local coverage on which communities had come to rely. As the dust settles and job openings slowly crop up, hyperlocal community news websites appear to hold the media industry’s promise, and don’t think established media outlets failed to notice.