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“We don’t know where this could take us. The goal is to find what potential there is as far as reaching our readers and possibly getting some stories out of it.”
After helping five pilot news organizations together raise more than $1 million in six months, the News Revenue Hub has spun off into its own standalone organization.
“To recreate it would have been prohibitively expensive for even the most generous philanthropic organization.”
The centralized News Revenue Hub is helping a pilot group of five news organizations — Honolulu Civil Beat, InsideClimate News, The Lens, NJ Spotlight, and PolitiFact — with everything from technical installation to email targeting.
The Oklahoma-based investigative site had about 750 subscribers paying $30 a month.
The Pierre Omidyar-backed news site is dropping its paywall and launching a membership program as part of the change.
The Honolulu Civil Beat and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser both introduced paywalls a couple of years ago. Now their strategies are showing signs of stagnation.
Plus: Tech billionaires in journalism, David Pogue’s jump to Yahoo, and the rest of this week’s news in the journalism and tech worlds.