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There isn't a free press in Britain: mainstream media is dominated by a small number of oligarchs – politically motivated owners – subverting our...

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...

The San Francisco Chronicle — owned by the $9 billion Hearst Corp., headquartered in New York City — last week announced a $15,000 crowdfunding...

The San Francisco Chronicle has become the first newspaper to crowdfund its reporting with help from the crowdfunding journalism platform Beacon, according to Poynter....
The Valley Fire burns its way through Lake and Marin counties. Credit: Justin Maxon.

https://instagram.com/p/7ljv46SYby/ A fund to assist first responders and those who have had their homes and businesses and communities engulfed by a fire raging in Lake and...
A man is arrested at an immigration rally in 2010 in Washington DC. Credit: Nevele Otseog.

Beacon Reader will now match up to $3 million for journalists interested in crowdfunding stories about immigration, the platform announced on their blog Thursday. Among the first...

You might think of FOIA requests as something a single, intrepid reporter does in a vacuum, completely unaware of other requests the government is...

MuckRock has always allowed users to make collective records requests but now the platform is going to invite people to crowdfund the reporting and...

So remember last week when we mentioned that Radio Helsinki's equity crowdfunding campaign was something you should know about? It seems Forbes beat us to it. See this...

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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