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Testimonials for NancyOnNorwalk

(Chapman Hyperlocal Media Inc.)

NORWALK — Here are some compliments NancyOnNorwalk received through a survey, which asked readers why they come to NoN:

  • “Your website gives us the TRUTH.”
  • “Investigations of local issues, honesty in your reporting of information, and nonjudgmental of facts.”
  • “I recommend it because NoN is the only source of true investigation and reporting of what’s happening in the depths of Norwalk – City Hall, BoE, parks, life. the other media outlets have simply been eviscerated and hollowed out. If not for Nancy, we’d all be blind.”
  • “Gives the real news that we need. Balanced.”
  • “No one covers local news better than Nancy.”
  • “Politics and I find the comments amusing.”
  • “Careful attention to government meetings.”
  • “Writing is a dying art form.  Keep up the standards of PROPER spelling and grammar and you will have a popular website (as you do now).”
  • “Excellent and timely insights into developments in our town.”
  • “To get a better feel for what is going on in my hometown.”
  • “Interesting views.”
  • “Local Norwalk news.”
  • “Local info and seemingly facts not bias pontificating. Gives a good insight into our city and our local government and our local resident info.”
  • “If you want local news, The Hour is dead and buried, NON is a must!”
  • “Latest local city news.”
  • “Nice to know what is going on in Norwalk.”
  • “Great information – Thank you!”
  • “Good articles.”
  • “Coverage of Norwalk goings on.”
  • “Education coverage. Your work is more timely than other outlets.”
  • “I think NON gets the latest local news out faster than any other news media covering Norwalk.”
  • “Timely news on current events in Norwalk.”
  • “Keep up to date on Norwalk news.”
  • “Keep informed about he’s going on in Norwalk.”
  • “Coverage of hyper local news.”
  • “Uh, you are almost perfect for what you do. I would have said 9.9 likely if I had the choice.”
  • “Love the local news all about Norwalk.”
  • “I read Nancy to verify the versions on other local media.”
  • “Would read it because it is the only local news source. Norwalk ‘Half Minute’ is nothing now.”
  • “Good local coverage
  • “NON covers what The Hour doesn’t.
  • “In depth coverage.”
  • “NancyOnNorwalk is a sure way to keep up on what is happening in this city.  The articles are in-depth, complete. The photographs by Nancy & a select few of her readers are a welcome extra.”
  • “I trust Nancy.  For example, recently I was surprised by Nancy’s description of continual rude treatment of a member at Board of Education meetings.  That was unusual for her, so it must have been serious.  I also believed her.”
  • “In-depth coherent coverage.”
  • “Trust.”
  • “Hyper-local news-things that are important but never make it into the Hour.”
  • “Good to know what’s going on locally.”
  • “Provides a forum for discussing issues important to Norwalk.”
  • “In-depth coverage of Norwalk issues, which Hearst seems unable to do.”
  • “Main way to find out the important issues in Norwalk.”
  • “You are the only source for local news re Norwalk.  Can you include Wilton?”
  • “Professional independent journalism exemplified.”
  • “Good source for what’s going on in the city.”
  • “You give more details on a story, they are facts not opinions.”
  • “Great insight where other media outlets fall short…and no paywall.”
  • “Good local unbiased news coverage.”
  • “I trust Nancy to cover important issues.”
  • “Much more news here than in the Hour.”
  • “Not biased reporting.”
  • “To get information and opinions I don’t get in the Norwalk Minute.”
  • “Updated information and dialogue.”
  • “With The Hour under the Hearst dictums, and Channel 12 no longer reporting hyperlocal news, NON is the ONLY way to stay up-to-date with fact-based, unbiased local news when I need it.”
  • “You strike the right balance with news and alerts, along with empathy that’s so much appreciated.”
  • “Norwalk news coverage.”
  • “I relocated and I like to know what is going on in Norwalk.”
  • “local stories/comments”
  • “In-depth (relative to other outlets) coverage of Norwalk.”
  • “Top local stories. [email protected]
  • “If you live in Norwalk you should read every day!”
  • “NON provides an unbiased and in depth view of issues facing our community; very helpful in keeping residents informed of current development trends.”
  • “Coverage of local education news/issues.”
  • “Local current events you may not find anywhere else.”
  • “I think NON is the best local news available to Norwalk residents so I would recommend it.”
  • “Civic engagement is important.”
  • “Good, comprehensive, LOCAL reporting.”
  • “Unique take on Norwalk events…a ‘second opinion’ of Hearst/HOUR reporting…Often scoops HOUR on leads and the controversial issues.”
  • “I would recommend.”
  • “Local news quick.”
  • “very local news particular to Norwalk.”
  • “Local news that isn’t found elsewhere.”
  • “a local issue AND COMMENTS.”
  • “Good perspective, intelligent, well written.”
  • “local news with chance to comment.”
  • “Local news coverage is excellent.”
  • “Provides better local news coverage than other sources.”
  • “It provides information not easily found elsewhere.”
  • “Covers the latest in a fair perspective.”
  • “It covers topics that the newspaper will often miss.”
  • “Just cause.”
  • “Objective reporting.”
  • “I would recommend it to anyone interested in local (Norwalk-related) news.”
  • “What I like:  it covers Norwalk stories that The Hour doesn’t.  What I don’t like:  the ‘guest columns’; I don’t feel they’re relevant.”
  • “A local focus on public policy issues with a greater access to “behind the scene” motives than the mainstream media outlets.”
  • “Great local news source”
  • “local!”
  • “Local, timely, free and no annoying pop up ads. Also the ability to comment on stories.”
  • “Keep up on my hometown.”

 

Some additional comments:

  • “Keep it up! You’re serving the community.”
  • “Dig deep.”
  • “The amount of work and quality of the writing that Nancy produces day after day is astounding.”
  • “I really appreciate the effort that goes into this work that you all & Nancy are doing.  Our Fourth Estate is an integral part of our democratic republic!”
  • “appreciate the local reporting-thanks for shining a spotlight-you are helping to keep people honest and strengthen democracy”
  • “You perform a valuable community service.”
  • “Keep up the great work!”
  • “Thank you, Nancy”
  • “It’s amazing that such a small organization puts out quality news day after day without fail.”
  • “Nancy, her reporter team and the Board are great resources for Norwalk.  Over the years, I have appreciated Nancy’s willingness to dig deeper on stories relating to City business.  I have given the Nancy On Norwalk (NON) team intel/scoops and spoken on Nancy’s behalf when Mayor Moccia and Mark D’Amelio attacked her integrity.”