The Dagger



TaglineSharp local reporting for Harford County, Md.
Year Founded2007
Type or CoverageGeneral
Type or CoverageHyperlocal
StateMaryland
CityBel Air
Business TypeFor-profit
Revenue SourcesLocal Ads
Revenue SourcesNational Ads
Institutional SupportNo Institutional Support
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSWordPress
AffiliationsGoogle AdSense
Mappin LocationBel Air - Maryland
Principal StaffBrian Goodman
Principal StaffAaron Cahall
Principal StaffCindy Mumby
DescriptionHarford County Maryland-based journalist Brian Goodman wanted to start a band. He had a name picked out: The Dagger. After plans for the band fizzled Goodman decided to take the name and start a local news blog instead. The journalistic ensemble known as The Dagger officially debuted in April of 2007 and has since evolved into a popular alternative news resource for Harford County attracting an audience upwards of 30000 unique visitors a month in a county with a population just over 200000.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/03/the-dagger.php
Homepagedaggerpress.com