All of this attention to the crowd and reliance on it to fund reporting projects go along with a bigger shift to include the audience every step of the reporting journey.

No longer is it enough to post an article and then let users know about it once it’s live. Even deciding what to report on is becoming a public decision.

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Khari Johnson
Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

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