By: Michael Depp | NetNewsCheck.com
Think hyperlocal news and you usually think small: small coverage area, small staff, small budget.
Occasionally, the mom-and-pop or one-man shop might spawn a vertical, but aside from one notable behemoth player in the space, moves toward scale have been few and far between.
And then The Alternative Press came along. The New Jersey-based hyperlocal site network, which now covers 15 towns in the state, also began as a mom-and-pop.