News Startups

News startups made by media entrepreneurs with help from crowdfunding.

I recently had the opportunity to speak with fellows at John S. Knight (JSK) Fellowship at Stanford University about different ways storytellers use crowdfunding...

Crowdfunding has become such an important asset in journalism that courses are being taught about it at the university level. For the third year in a row,...

Kickstarter plays a central role in the crowdfunding universe, but it is not the sun. The crowd is the sun. Kickstarter is a big...

In the past couple weeks, we've told you about our top stories of 2015 and a photographer's push to make visible the victims of...

  “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will”. So said Frederick Douglass, the African-American social reformer, in a speech he...

Public service broadcasting in Britain is under threat. The British government proposes to reduce the size and scope of the BBC and an independent...

Started in 2013, De Correspondent has more than doubled its total number of annual subscribers from 17,000 in spring 2013, when their campaign was...

In recent years, a boom of global political fact-checking organizations has blossomed. The latest: Chequeado, a five-year-old fact-checking operation at the Buenos Aires-based open data outfit...

Reporters in countries where journalists lack freedom have a new champion. A new crowdfunding platform named Press Start will launch soon specifically to help reporters get...

Contributoria, a platform created for readers and the audience to work with freelance journalists to think up ideas and edit stories together, publised its final...

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