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  1. Guide to Online News Startups

    Honolulu Civil Beat

    February 23, 2011 06:32 PM

    HONOLULU, HAWAII — Honolulu Civil Beat is the brainchild of eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and former eBay exec Randy Ching, both of whom... Continue reading

  2. Guide to Online News Startups

    Portland Afoot

    January 21, 2011 03:25 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON — In a culture where the car is often the primary mode of transportation, the web/print hybrid Portland Afoot has set out... Continue reading

  3. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Rapidian

    January 14, 2011 12:47 PM

    GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — Grand Rapids-based The Rapidian takes the concept of grassroots citizen journalism to heart. A community-wide project, operating under a for-us/by-us ethos,... Continue reading

  4. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Chicago News Cooperative

    January 5, 2011 08:37 PM

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — [UPDATE: On February 20, 2012, Chicago News Cooperative editor and CEO James O'Shea announced that CNC was suspending its website, as... Continue reading

  5. Guide to Online News Startups


    January 5, 2011 07:19 PM

    CASPER, WYOMING — Even though WyoFile covers the goings-on of the least populous state in the union, it still finds plenty of stories to... Continue reading

  6. Guide to Online News Startups


    January 5, 2011 06:08 PM

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Transport-obsessed site Streetsblog--which focuses on everything from bike lines to subway fare hikes--was born, appropriately, in transport-obsessed New York City.... Continue reading

  7. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Awl

    January 4, 2011 04:37 PM

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The team at New York City-based The Awl has some advice for anybody waiting on some seed funding to... Continue reading

  8. Bio

    Alex Fekula

    Alex Fekula is a contributor to CJR.

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