Michael Shapiro | Street Fight

How One Hyperlocal Editor and His Site Chased, and Were Chased by, Sandy

Tom Grubisich

How One Hyperlocal Editor and His Site Chased, and Were Chased by, Sandy

When a gigantic “frankenstorm” knocks out the power for your reporters and many other contributors, how can a hyperlocal site keep its coverage online and help its community? Here’s how The Alternative Press, the 19-site, 34-community network in suburban New Jersey, did it last week under the direction of founding editor and publisher Mike Shapiro.