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Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Direct to web/mobile

Date of most recent publisher update

05-03-2019

TAP into Flemington/Raritan
TAP into Flemington/Raritan

TAP into Flemington/Raritan is an independently-owned local news site operating as a franchisee in the TAPinto.net network. Launched as The Alternative Press in 2008 by Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, 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.

Who is in charge?

Curtis Leeds

Job title

Editor

City

Flemington

State

NJ

Zip code

08822

Year launched

2016

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Other

Other geographic focus

Hunterdon County, NJ

Population of coverage area

125,000

Scope of coverage

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

Primary focus

  • Current news and events

Topics of coverage

  • Crime & justice
  • Education & schools
  • Environment
  • Government
  • Planning & development

Watchdog journalism?

  • Yes, occasional

Site Twitter handle

@FlemRarTAP