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Nieman Journalism Lab: Analysis of the New York Times’ hyperlocal plans

The Times’ new community sites aren’t going to make any money, Jim Schachter, editor for digital initiatives at the paper, concedes.

But Schachter does see potential in syndicating the platform out to community groups.

He’s not getting ahead of himself with the project though: “We don’t know if the placeblogosphere wants us or needs us.”

Full story at this link…