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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is a network of local news sites covering seven towns in New Jersey.

Baristanet was by Debbie Galant and Liz George as a . It was startup local news blogs.

In July 2010 to cover three other New Jersey towns as The New York Times ended its local blogging initiative there. As of 2011, the site had , a number of part-time staff and . Galant in 2012 to teach journalism.

The site was through local classified and display advertising.

Baristanet has to produce a print guide to Montclair.

In 2006, Baristanet of local housing teardowns using a Google Maps API and to create maps of local issues. The site also helps run a parenting-oriented site called , a with another local site.

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