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[7 Jan 2012 | One Comment | 5,679 views]
Wired for expansion

At a time when stories about the decline of traditional media are common, an online publication is expanding after operating for a little over three years.
That publication, For Smith-based The City Wire, was originally established by Tom Kirkham as a social networking site of sorts where area residents could post opinions, mingle and discuss events of the day. The direction of the site changed when Michael Tilley, business editor for both the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith and the Morning News of Northwest Arkansas, was laid off by Stephens …