Michele's List
Building blocks in the emerging local news ecosystem

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Statistics
E-newsletter

  • Yes, a single newsletter

Revenue

  • Less than $50,000

Ad products

  • Traditional Web display advertising sold directly by your organization
  • Sponsored content or native advertising

Paywall

  • No

Distribution

  • Publication by third parties

Total personnel/contributor FTE

2

Around P Town
AroundPtown

A Prophetstown, Illinois publication covering subjects like local government, religion and farming. Has photo galleries and local directories. Makes use of Facebook Live. Editor is Dan Eyrich. Revenue: Advertising.

City

Prophetstown

State

Illinois

Year launched

2016

Tax status

  • LLC

Geographic scope

  • Small city or town

Population of coverage area

7,000

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

  • Education & schools

Other content topics

High School Sports

Watchdog journalism?

  • No

Site Twitter handle

https://twitter.com/Aroundptown

Revenue challenges

Finding an keeping good advertising reps.

In the news

contributed information for a WSJ article on local media.