If you’re looking for the future of jour­nalism, the New Haven Inde­pen­dent is a good place to start.

That is the finding of media observer Dan Kennedy, whose new book “The Wired City: Reimag­ining Jour­nalism and Civic Life in the Post-​​Newspaper Age” was recently pub­lished by Uni­ver­sity of Mass­a­chu­setts Press.

I had orig­i­nally intended on writing a book that would have been a broad survey of all kinds of online jour­nalism projects,” said Kennedy, an assis­tant pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who lives in Danvers.

But after spending the spring and summer of 2009 “doing a fair amount of reporting,” he real­ized the Inde­pen­dent “was the sort of project that could hold the bulk of the book better than any­thing I had looked at.”

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