Coming this fall: A new and improved Capital
We are in the news this morning: This website, which we launched in June of 2010, has been sold to Robert Allbritton, the owner of POLITICO.
This is going to allow us to get bigger and better.
Here's what we're doing now:
- Hiring more people: This will bring you more stories from more reporters and editors on topics central to the mission of a website dedicated to explaining how New York works. Please see our Jobs page for employment opportunities.
- Redesigning the website: We still love our design, which has changed very little since we launched, but we'll be studying the way you use it, and we'll be introducing some new features and functions. Tell us what you'd like to see, what you like and don't like about the look and feel and functionality of the site. Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write a comment below.
- Introducing new revenue streams: We've always believed that journalism needs more than display advertising to support itself. With POLITICO, we'll have the strategic and organizational muscle to tap into other revenue streams.
We'll keep you posted on our progress and look forward to growing with you; whether you've been with us these last two years or are coming here for the first time today, we want to hear from you.
This page will be updated to reflect the decisions we make as we go along. Follow @capitalnewyork on Twitter to be alerted when we've updated it.
Want to read more about what's happening at Capital? Here is some of the recent coverage:
Politico's Owner Purchases Another News Site [The Wall Street Journal (subscription required)]
Politico publisher buys Capital New York [POLITICO/Dylan Byers On Media]
Publisher of Politico Buys Capital New York [The New York Times]
Politico Expands In NY With Capital New York Purchase [The Huffington Post]
Why did Politico’s publisher buy Capital New York? [The Washington Post/Erik Wemple Blog]
Allbritton's bold plunge into Big Apple [USA Today]
New owner eyes ‘Capital New York’ investment [New York Post]
Politico Publisher Buys Capital New York With Plans to Hire Dozens [Ad Age]
Politico Founder Sees $1,000 a Year Fee for Capital N.Y. [Bloomberg]
A Politico For New York? 'That's The Idea,' Says Capital Co-Founder [Forbes/Mixed Media]
Capital Punishment or Reward? Politico Scoops Up New York News Site [Vanity Fair/VF Daily]
Politico’s Owner Bought Capital New York [New York/Daily Intel]
Politico Buys Capital New York, Plans to Expand [The Wrap]
Allbritton takes the Acela north, buys Capital New York [Nieman Journalism Lab]