Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lessons from Block by Block Super Camp – An experiment in business mentoring

By Janet and Rusty Coats When local independent news publishers gathered for the first Block by Block Community News Summit in September 2010, we heard two recurring themes: First, publishers told us just how much they had needed to connect so … Continue reading

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Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 – how to find us online Sept 13-15

BlockbyBlock Community News Summit 2012 Spread the Word! Coming Sept 13-15. Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 is the annual gathering of local indie  online news publishers from across the nation. It will be held Sept. 13-15, 2012 in Chicago at Loyola … Continue reading

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JA Publisher Profile: The Hawaii Independent, a profitable news co-op “rooted in the community…like the Green Bay Packers.”

Ikaika Hussey helped start The Hawaii Independent as a standard, albeit small, for-profit corporation five years ago. A handful of local investors put their money into the local news venture built by a group of local journalists and community activists, including editor … Continue reading

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