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With NJ News Co-op, Prof. Deb Galant Keeps to Her Hyperlocal Roots

Tom Grubisich

With NJ News Co-op, Prof. Deb Galant Keeps to Her Hyperlocal Roots

In July 2012, the Baristanet founder decamped for the nearby groves of academe – to the new Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University. Not surprisingly, Galant stayed true to her entrepreneurial spirit, launching the center’s NJ News Commons, which brings together news organizations from around the state to share stories and resources. Street Fight caught up with Galant recently to find out more about the news co-op, and why the project is important for hyperlocals…