Podcast: Would you take a loan from your readers?

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 Glaser asked if the same model can support journalism and media entrepreneurship.

Editor Khari Johnson made an appearance, along with Spot.us founder and AJ+ Executive Producer David Cohn, Kiva founder Jessica Jackley and Beacon co-founder Dan Fletcher.

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.