Despite Downturn, Local News Sites Are Doing OK

march 2, 2009  10:00 am
David Westphal checks in with eight local news websites across the country to see how they're doing financially. "So far they're hanging tough. Business hasn't fallen much, if at all, and most are instituting expansion plans," he writes. "If they're a barometer, community news sites have some resiliency to them."