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Site Twitter handle

@bedbow

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/BedfordBowery

Year launched

2013

Tax status

  • Under umbrella organization with 501c3 status

Monthly visitors

have to check if we can share

Revenue

  • $101,000 - $250,000

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Other

Other primary revenue source

university backing; large revenue from summer programs described above; grant and foundation support

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Foundation grants

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • National advertising

Other smaller revenue source

1% first advertising revenue came in december

Other publishing platform

Wordpress

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

New York

State

NY

Bedford + Bowery
New York City, New York
Brooke Kroeger

Bedford + Bowery is operated by New York University's journalism school in collaboration with New York magazine. Local events, businesses, history and crime are among the topics covered in New York's East Village, Lower East side, Williamsburg, Bushwick and Greenpoint. The magazine hosts the website and NYU provides a full-time editor as well as paid interns and freelancers. The site is the successor to a local site operated by NYU and the New York Times, the Local East Village, which operated from 2010-2013.

Other secondary revenue source

n/a

Coverage area

  • Other

Other geographic focus

five "community of interest" neighborhoods of north Brooklyn and downtown Manhattan

Mission

  • Cover news of a specific demographic community

Other mission

five specific demographic communities with similar sensibilities and issues (gentrification)

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Entertainment & arts
  • Food
  • Government & politics
  • Local business

Other content topics

n/a

Watchdog

  • Yes, occasional

Institutional partners

  • University

Other institutional partners

New York magazine

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Students

Other contributors

n/a

Contributor compensation

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

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers