Dan Kennedy is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and a panelist on “Beat the Press,” a weekly media program on WGBH-TV. His blog, Media Nation, is online at www.dankennedy.net. His book on the New Haven Independent and other community news sites, “The Wired City,” will be published by the University of Massachusetts Press in 2013.
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