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Two years ago, Beacon was focused on recurring payments and exclusive access. But it turns out that most donors prefer one-time payments and want the projects they fund to be widely available.
MuckRock is also debuting project pages that will highlight groups of FOIA requests and let users follow specific stories.
American Public Media has decided that doesn’t work any more in today’s crowdfunding environment. But they also investigated what does — and laid out a model for others to use.
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
In the Netherlands and in Germany, two closely watched startups have gone to readers to pay the bills. What lessons from there can be applied elsewhere?
Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
Vigorous linking as an antidote to newspaper failure, who gets crowdfunded, and skepticism around the standard narrative of the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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