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The Nation is a liberal magazine focusing on political and cultural analysis.

The Nation was founded in 1865 and is the U.S.’ oldest continuously published weekly magazine.

The Nation has struggled financially for most of its existence and did not turn a profit until 2003. Along with subscriptions and advertising, it is supported in part by a group of members called The Nation Associates. Its circulation nearly doubled from 2001 to 2005 during George W. Bush’s first term as president. The Nation has long had a partial online paywall, and in 2013 began experimenting with putting most content behind a paywall for the first couple of days after it was released.

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Dec. 14, 2009 / Jim Barnett
Are news nonprofits doomed to reliance on big gifts? A study in fundraising — and sustainability — I’ve been studying journalism nonprofits one way or another for about five years now, and I confess that in all that time, I’ve looked at their business models really as being slightly different iterations of the sam...
Oct. 15, 2009 / Jim Barnett
ProPublica fundraising adviser manages expectations — You might expect the fundraising consultant just hired by ProPublica to be optimistic, if not ebullient, about prospects for a tech-savvy, grassroots campaign to help sustain the nonprofit financially for the long haul. ...
July 22, 2009 / Lois Beckett
Ad Progress: Liberal sites plan an ad network without the middleman — In what may be one of the first publisher-owned web advertising collaboratives, a group of progressive media outlets, including Mother Jones, The Nation, and Air America, is launching the Ad Progress Network, a “one st...

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Primary author: Mark Coddington. Main text last updated: September 26, 2013.
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The Christian Science Monitor is a Boston-based online news organization and former newspaper, the first national American newspaper to replace its daily print edition with a web operation. The Monitor is a nonprofit organization owned by the First Church of Christ, Scientist. Though the Monitor has been subsidized by the Christian Science church for most…

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