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Site Twitter handle

JDLand

Facebook link

http://www.facebook.com/jdland

Year launched

2003

Tax status

  • Sole proprietor/no specific tax status

Monthly visitors

11,000

Revenue

  • $50,000 or less

Primary revenue sources (50% or more)

  • Local advertising
  • National advertising

Secondary revenue sources (20-49%)

  • None at this level

Smaller revenue sources (less than 20%)

  • Other

Other smaller revenue source

Photo Sales

Publishing platform

  • Other

Other publishing platform

Self-Built Publishing Platform

E-newsletter

  • Yes

E-newsletter subscribers

1,200

Is your site indexed on Google News?

  • No

City

Washington

State

DC

Last Publisher Update

  • 2016-03-15 02:36:06 UTC

JD Land
Washington, District of Columbia
Jacqueline Dupree

JDLand.com, operated by Jacqueline Dupree, covers D.C.s Ballpark District/Navy Yard, Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Topics: Neighborhood news, including housing, transportation, and business. Revenue: Advertising, primarily Google Adwords. Bonus points: Includes government data feeds, giving lists recent neighborhood crimes, space and building permits, service requests, and property sales.

Coverage area

  • Neighborhood

Mission

  • Emphasize several topics but not cover all the news broadly

Topics of coverage

  • Food
  • Local business
  • Planning & development

Watchdog

  • No

Institutional partners

  • None

Content contributors

  • Other

Other contributors

One person, works for the Washington Post but maybe not technically a professional journalist

Contributor compensation

  • Volunteers

Revenue-side compensation

  • Unpaid volunteers

In the news

Winner of the 2008 Knight-Batten Citizen Media Award:
http://www.jdland.com/dc/08knightbatten-2.cfm