Friday, September 25, 2009

A Nonprofit Local News Site for San Francisco Is Being Created - NYTimes.com

The news journalism metamorphosis continues

A wealthy investor, a university journalism school and a public radio station have joined forces to create a nonprofit local news Web site for the San Francisco area, in what may be the largest and most ambitious of dozens of similar local news operations that have cropped up around the country.

Like their counterparts in markets like Chicago, San Diego, Seattle and the Twin Cities, the founders of the Bay Area news project say they want to fill some of the vacuum left by the drastic downsizing of the region’s newspapers.

A Nonprofit Local News Site for San Francisco Is Being Created - NYTimes.com

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