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  1. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Virginia)

    March 1, 2012 01:29 AM

    The Old Dominion is home to thirty-one Patch sites in all, but the sites are not evenly spread out through the state, geographically speaking. The... Continue reading

  2. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Missouri)

    February 24, 2012 01:27 PM

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

  3. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Washington State)

    February 24, 2012 12:56 PM

    Patch launched in Washington state in October 2010, its first site focusing on University Place in Pierce County, near Tacoma. Patch... Continue reading

  4. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Rhode Island)

    February 24, 2012 12:45 PM

    Patch came to Rhode Island in October 2010, launching in Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth after the <a... Continue reading

  5. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (South Carolina)

    February 24, 2012 12:43 PM

    Patch arrived in South Carolina in June 2011 with an initial launch of four sites serving Charleston-area communities with populations ranging from 15,000... Continue reading

  6. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (Ohio)

    February 24, 2012 12:26 PM

    Patch arrived in Ohio in 2010, launching twenty-four sites. According to a December 2010 story in Crain's Cleveland Business, the first three sites appeared in... Continue reading

  7. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (North Carolina)

    February 24, 2012 12:22 PM

    Patch currently has only one site in North Carolina. It serves the community of active duty soldiers, civilians, and Army families stationed at <a href=http://fortbragg.patch.com/... Continue reading

  8. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (New Jersey)

    February 24, 2012 12:20 PM

    The Patch network's first sites were launched in New Jersey in September of 2009, in the cities of Maplewood, Millburn-Short Hills, and South Orange. Today,... Continue reading

  9. Guide to Online News Startups

    Patch (New Hampshire)

    February 24, 2012 12:14 PM

    Patch launched in New Hampshire in June of 2011 in anticipation of the 2012 presidential election primaries. As Arianna Huffington, president of AOL Huffington Post... Continue reading

  10. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Batavian

    May 10, 2011 04:29 PM

    BATAVIA, NEW YORK — The Batavian began as an experimental project by GateHouse Media, a newspaper publisher with properties in twenty states.... Continue reading

  11. Guide to Online News Startups

    DavidsonNews.net

    May 3, 2011 12:23 PM

    DAVIDSON, NORTH CAROLINA — David Boraks, a veteran journalist of thirty years and long-time resident of Davidson, N.C., started DavidsonNews.net after returning from a... Continue reading

  12. Guide to Online News Startups

    Rio Grande Guardian

    March 25, 2011 02:41 PM

    MCALLEN, TEXAS — In July of 2005, Steve Taylor and his partner Melinda Barerra sold their Isuzu Rodeo for seed money and launched the first online-only... Continue reading

  13. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Post

    March 24, 2011 04:42 PM

    SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA — The Post, a story co-op site in which a team of volunteers and staff create and publish content, was... Continue reading

  14. Guide to Online News Startups

    Great Lakes Echo

    February 18, 2011 12:29 PM

    EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN — Residents of the Great Lakes region have one publication to thank for their understanding of the menace that is the <a... Continue reading

  15. Guide to Online News Startups

    Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

    February 3, 2011 05:14 PM

    MIAMI, FLORIDA — When the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) received a $100,000 grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism... Continue reading

  16. Guide to Online News Startups

    The Texas Tribune

    January 4, 2011 05:48 PM

    AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Texas Tribune, which writer Jake Batsell profiled for CJR in July 2010, focuses on state politics, government, and... Continue reading

  17. Guide to Online News Startups

    FactCheck.org

    December 8, 2010 03:40 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — In a world of 140-character tweets and political attack ads posted on YouTube, information has become easier to access and easier to release.... Continue reading

  18. Bio

    Justin Yang

    Justin Yang is a contributor to CJR.

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