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TAP into Newton
New Jersey
TAP into Newton, TAP into Sparta

TAP into Newton 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 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. The publisher of TAP into Newton also operates TAP into Sparta. Revenue: Advertising.

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Jonathan Jaffe

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