Mike Fancher | Street Fight

After Latest Woes, Can Community News Hit the ‘Re-imagine’ Button?

Tom Grubisich

After Latest Woes, Can Community News Hit the ‘Re-imagine’ Button?

In the two years since Mike Fancher’s “Re-Imagining Journalism” was published, there have been a succession of upheavals in community news, almost all of them about sites closing or retrenching. Can publishers of community news still manage to develop a model that works within the brutal economics of today’s digital space? I went to “re-imagineer” Fancher for answers…