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Site Twitter handle

@TAPintoEdison

Facebook link

www.facebook.com/TAPintoEdison

Year launched

2014

Tax status

  • LLC

Monthly visitors

35,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • Local advertising

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Local advertising

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • Yes

City

Short Hills

State

New Jersey

TAP into Edison
Edison, New Jersey
Marc Krauss & Indra Nayee

TAP into Edison is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008, the network shifted to a franchise model with independent ownership in 2013-14 and re-branded as TAPinto. The network provides franchisees with tech support, regional ad sales, editorial guidelines and business training in exchange for an annual fee. Revenue: Advertising.

 

Coverage area

  • Community or town

Other geographic focus

Middlesex County

Mission

  • Cover general local news

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Government & politics
  • Local events
  • Sports & recreation

Watchdog

  • Yes, infrequently

Content contributors

  • Professional journalists
  • Community members who are not journalists

Contributor compensation

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