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The Nieman Lab staffers failed. So did Manoush Zomorodi, a cofounder of one of the new Civil-backed newsrooms that’s leaning on the promises of the company’s forthcoming cryptocurrency sale in August.
Plus: Civil + podcasts, Anchor’s troublesome TOS, and IAB’s standards.
But beyond the crypto talk, how to actually pay for journalism very much remains an unsolved problem.
“We wanted to focus on neighborhoods and we wanted to have a membership model. We didn’t get to do it our way at DNA, at least on the business side. So we said, ‘Let’s just do it our way now.'”
One of the most confusing efforts to fund journalism in recent memory is inching closer to reality.
Will more than 2 percent of digital readers ever pay for news? “There is a whole universe living between ads and subscriptions.”
The company is a little difficult to describe, but its mission is less so: to help a wide variety of news organizations develop new ideas, be more efficient, and build new ways to stay in business.