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E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

Primary revenue source(s)

  • Local advertising (including web and e-newsletter ads)

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Date of most recent publisher update

05/28/2019

Bklyner
Bklyner

Bklyner was formed in 2017 with the merger of a more than half dozen neighborhood news sites sites launched or acquired by Brooklyn community news pioneer Leina Zagore starting in 2013. Bklyner covers covers events and local news in neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn. Previous sites were Ditmas Park Corner, Park Slope Stoop, South Slope News, KensingtonBK as well as Sheepshead Bites and Bensonhurst Bean acquired from Ned Berke in 2014, and Fort Greene Focus acquired from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Revenue: Advertisting, membership.

Who is in charge?

Liena Zagare

Job title

Editor&Publisher

City

Brooklyn

State

NY

Year launched

2013

Tax status

  • S Corp

Geographic scope

  • Small city or town

Population of coverage area

2.7 million

Scope of coverage

  • General news or a number of topics that are not necessarily closely related to each other

Primary focus

  • Explanatory content and analysis

Topics of coverage

  • Events in coverage area
  • Food
  • Planning & development
  • Politics
  • Transportation

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, infrequently

Facebook link

@bklyner

Site Twitter handle

@bklyner