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  1. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Minnesota)

    February 24, 2012 01:22 PM

    Patch expanded into Minnesota in 2010 as part of a push that included several other Midwestern states. There are currently twenty-five individual Patch... Continue reading

  2. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Michigan)

    February 24, 2012 01:17 PM

    Patch expanded into Michigan in 2010 as part of a push that included several other Midwestern states. The network has since launched a... Continue reading

  3. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Massachusetts)

    February 24, 2012 01:11 PM

    Patch brought its business to Massachusetts in early 2010, launching sites in coverage in Marlborough, Sudbury, Wellesley, Newton, Quincy, Belmont, Bedford, Milton, Needham... Continue reading

  4. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Maryland)

    February 24, 2012 01:06 PM

    A relatively small state geographically, Maryland is home to a huge number of Patch sites. There are currently fifty-two live sites, with more in the... Continue reading

  5. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Iowa)

    February 24, 2012 01:00 PM

    Iowa is currently home to nine Patch sites, with one more launching soon. These nine sites were part of a push to populate... Continue reading

  6. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Illinois)

    February 24, 2012 12:54 PM

    Illinois has one of the larger collections of Patch sites-fifty-nine in all. Not surprisingly, the sites are most prevalent in the Chicago suburbs. The state... Continue reading

  7. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Georgia)

    February 24, 2012 12:47 PM

    Patch moved to Georgia in 2010, and has since rolled out forty-three sites in the state. Some sites focus on entire cities, such as... Continue reading

  8. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Florida)

    February 24, 2012 12:35 PM

    Patch expanded into Florida in late 2010, and currently has nineteen sites in the state. As an early state in the 2012 GOP primary and... Continue reading

  9. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (District of Columbia)

    February 24, 2012 12:04 PM

    The nation's capital is home to just one Patch. The site covers the ritzy neighborhood of Georgetown, which is home to the university... Continue reading

  10. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (California)

    February 24, 2012 11:29 AM

    California is a place for experimentation for Patch, as it extends its coverage to two large communities there: the military and their families, and the... Continue reading

  11. Bio

    A.J. Hudson

    A.J. Hudson is a research assistant at CJR.

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