Local doesn't scale: The case for independent news publishers

By Matt DeRienzo | Mar. 14, 2017

Dylan Smith gives an "Ignite" talk at the Newsgeist conference in Phoenix in December.

Dylan Smith, publisher of the TucsonSentinel.com and chairman of the LION Publishers board of directors, delivered an "Ignite" talk in December about the nationwide emergence of local independent online news publishers at the Newsgeist conference in Phoenix, sponsored by Google and the Knight Foundation.