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Site Twitter handle

@newhavenindy

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/NewHavenIndependent

Year launched

2005

Tax status

  • Nonprofit 501c3

Monthly visitors

150,000

Revenue

  • $251,000 - $500,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Large donations ($1,000 or more)

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Foundation grants

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Local advertising
  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)
  • Other

Other smaller revenue source

Legal notices

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

New Haven

State

CT

New Haven Independent
New Haven, Connecticut
Paul Bass

New Haven Independent is a professionally-staffed local news site in Connecticut, edited by Paul Bass and sponsored by the not-for-profit Online Journalism Project. Topics: Neighborhoods, government, politics, criminal justice, schools, business. Revenue: Foundation grants, advertising, donations. Bonus points: With grant funding,  spun off a sister site, the Valley Independent Sentinel, also professionally staffed, which serves five towns in Connecticuts Naugautuck Valley.

Coverage area

  • Other

Other geographic focus

Medium-sized city

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Food
  • Government & politics

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • Other

Other institutional partners

Spanish-language weekly

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Students

Contributor compensation

  • Full-time, paid staff
  • Freelance or part-time paid staff

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers

Publish donors

  • Publish all donor names
  • Publish all foundation names