Bklyner bids adieu as latest local news organization to halt publishing

To paraphrase Mark Twain, local news is like the weather: Everyone talks about it but not enough pay to get it.

Bklyner, a site that delivered in-depth coverage of the city’s largest borough, is the latest to succumb to the punishing economics of local news. It will halt publication on September 10.

“This is the best job I’ve ever had and I hope I can find a way to come back to it,” editor and publisher Liena Zagare wrote in an email to Crain’s. “I cannot imagine doing a half-hearted job of it and that’s all I can manage right now, so I need to step back and

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