StarkvilleNow.com



TaglineLocal news and aggregation for a college town in Mississippi
Year Founded2007
Type or CoverageGeneral
StateMississippi
CityStarkville
Business TypeUnincorporated
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesMerchandise
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)1
Staff Size (Editorial)1
Active VolunteersNone
CMSWordPress.org
AffiliationsBusiness: Broadcast Media Group Inc.
Mappin LocationStarkville - Mississippi
Principal StaffRobbie Coblentz
DescriptionAs the results of the 2009 Starkville municipal elections rolled in Robbie Coblentz waited in city hall and posted the results in real time via iPhone to the Twitter feed of his local news site Starkville Now. Not long after he was contacted by the nearby Tupelo Miss. Daily Journal and the Columbus Miss. Commercial Dispatch wondering just how Coblentz was able to beat them to the punch.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/11/starkvillenowcom.php
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