Twin Cities Daily Planet

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Twin Cities Daily Planet
Web address
Slogan Local news for global citizens
Available in English
Owner Twin Cities Media Alliance

The Twin Cities Daily Planet is an independent website specializing in news events in the Minneapolis – Saint Paul metropolitan area. The Twin Cities Daily Planet is an edited news source produced by professional journalists working in collaboration with citizen journalists from the local community. It publishes original reported news articles, articles republished from other local and ethnic media partners, and some content (Free Speech Zone articles, blog entries, comments) that is moderated but not edited, including posts published by affiliated local and neighborhood blogs.[1] The Daily Planet describes itself as a purveyor of "hyperlocal journalism."[2]

In 2009, the Daily Planet won overall Minnesota honors as the "best independent online news website" in the annual list of Page One honors bestowed by the Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.[3]


  1. ^ "About the Twin Cities Daily Planet". Twin Cities Daily Planet. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  2. ^ "Twin Cities Honor Hyperlocal Journalism". New American Media. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 
  3. ^ "2009 Page One Winners Announced". Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists. Retrieved 2009-08-03. 

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