News Startups

News startups made by media entrepreneurs with help from crowdfunding.

On the one hand, we live in the best of times for freelance journalism, with seemingly more—and more varied—sources than ever to fund the...

Since 2003, 33 states have cut worker compensation benefits, leaving more people injured on the job without support. The story of these discrepencies have been...

Kiva was created to offer offer zero interest loans to entrepreneurs in developing nations instead of charity. On Thursday MediaShift's podcast and host Mark...

A little over a month ago, the magazine Revista 5W broke a speed record for the highest-earning journalism project on the Spanish crowdfunding platform Verkami....

Hollywood may be the film mecca of America, but about two hours south of Tinseltown there is an emerging film scene in San Diego,...

Last week Contributor by Google was made available to internet users in the United States, according to the tech site Ubergizmo. Basically, in order to...

“We need your help to fight back controlled information flow. The Revolution Will Not be Televised! “, the Klinklin team said in their promo...

Last week Beacon Reader launched Bounties, a service that lets readers crowdfund and choose which stories get covered. Bounties is a "small test" and for...

A new crowdfunded, crowdsourced investigative journalism website fueled by freelance writers meant to take a closer look at some of Scotland's most pressing issues launched...

Originally published June 24, 2015 on Medium.com. This morning I spoke to 20 journalists who are enrolled in CUNY’s Summer Entrepreneurial Journalism Training about alternative...

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