An eight-month-old Connecticut-based news site serving English language-dominant Latinos that will expand to Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In addition to a daily site, LLN also provides its news articles at no cost to other English-language media partners to ensure the stories reach as many readers as possible. The founder is Latino journalism leader Diane Alverio.
J-Lab, American University’s SOC and MAME programs, The National Press Club sponsored the New Media Women Entrepreneurs: Making New Ideas Happen summit. The summit featured 11 talks on how to make a start-up work. Watch the other talks on Vimeo.
Diane Alverio discusses her experience using advertising to bring in money for her project, Latino News Network.
We have momentum now!
While our initial target date for launching MassLatinoNews.com and RILatinoNews.com was July 1, technical issues pushed the launch date back to July 27, 2013.
We used the month of August to get the final kinks out of the system and identify key components on all three of our sites that we could localize more.
We are glad to report ...
While two new websites - MassLatinoNews.com and RILatinoNews.com – are being built to grow a Latino News Network in New England, workers at the parent site, CTLatinoNews.com, have been deploying a “soft marketing” approach.
Summer interns have been hired to build a database for each state. New advertising sales kits have been developed. And a freelancer has been reviewing current ...
The concept of expanding our successful English language ctlatinonews.com to two neighboring New England states was just that – an idea until the ‘assist’ we received from J-Lab and the McCormick Foundation. We received much media coverage for the award, and our first site, CTLatinonews.com was recently featured in Connecticut Magazine as one of the transformative agents ...