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Site Twitter handle

@BeachwoodReport

Facebook link

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Beachwood-Reporter/59060696374

Year launched

2006

Tax status

  • S Corp

Monthly visitors

23,187

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Small donations (Less than $1,000)

Other primary revenue source

didn't say other

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Other

Other smaller revenue source

0

Publishing platform

  • Other (Please specify)

Other publishing platform

Movable Type.

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • No

City

Chicago

State

IL

Beachwood Reporter
Chicago, Illinois
Steve Rhodes

Beachwood Reporter (named for local watering hole Beachwood Inn) is a Chicago site that combines political commentary with comedy, poetry,  and original essays. Veteran journalist Steve Rhodes leads a crew of unpaid contributors. Revenue: Advertising, donations

Other secondary revenue source

freelance

Coverage area

  • Metro or large city

Other geographic focus

didn't say other

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Government & politics
  • Race & ethnicity
  • Sports & recreation

Institutional partners

  • None

Other institutional partners

didn't say other

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers

In the news

We get cited frequently, stolen from more, and I and some staff members often do television, radio and print/online interviews.