Here's what people want community journalism to look like even if very few folks care about or are willing to pay for info regarding suburban public meetings and high school sports.
Nevertheless, we share this fiction for the enjoyment of journalists who can't or won't do math . . . Read more:
Over the past decade, the number of newspaper reporters has dropped by half. But in Johnson County, Kansas, one news site is bucking the trend, adding reporters and subscribers. The Shawnee Mission Post, which covers about a quarter-million people from a small house on a tree-lined street in Prairie Village is on track to triple the size of its newsroom by embracing the much-maligned paywall.