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Site Twitter handle

@dfpress

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/DearbornFreePress

Year launched

2009

Tax status

  • S Corp

Monthly visitors

15,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • None at this level

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • None at this level

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • None at this level (less than 20%)

Mobile

24%

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Dearborn

State

MI

Dearborn Free Press
Dearborn, Michigan
Doug Vos

This site covrs local doings in Dearborn, Michigan, including police, government, business and arts. It was established in 2009 by XI Publishing Inc., a media strategy and web design company in Dearborn.

The Dearborn Free Press is a local news service, provided by IX Publishing, Inc. Re-energizing community and commerce in Dearborn, Michigan. Dearborn’s free online newspaper serves over 90,000 people that live in the Dearborn area. 

Coverage area

  • Community or town

Mission

  • Cover news of a specific demographic community

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Government & politics
  • Local business
  • Local events

Other content topics

religion

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Community members who are not journalists
  • Other

Other contributors

PR professionals

Contributor compensation

  • Volunteers
  • Interns working for academic credit

Revenue-side compensation

  • Part-time commission only
  • Unpaid volunteers

Publish donors

  • Publish all donor names
  • Publish all foundation names
  • Publish donors giving $1,000 or more
  • Publish donors giving $5,000 or more
  • Publish foundations giving $1,000 or more
  • Publish foundations giving $1,000 or more