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The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit online news organization based in Austin, Texas, that focuses on political and civic issues. The site was founded in 2009 by venture capitalist John Thornton and former Texas Monthly editor Evan Smith. Thornton raised $4 million in startup funds for the site, including $1 million of his own money…

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Joseph Lichterman    July 10, 2014
From 2003 to 2014, the number of newspaper reporters covering American statehouses fell 35 percent.
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Ken Doctor    June 26, 2014
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?
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Joseph Lichterman    April 29, 2014
Over two days in February, digital news leaders gathered for a roundtable discussion on various ways to improve engagement with readers.
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Jake Batsell    April 15, 2014
The daylong summit on new models for supporting journalism examines how the Texas Tribune diversified its funding, the injection of venture capital and private wealth into media, and the future of philanthropy for news.
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Ken Doctor    February 13, 2014
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?
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Caroline O'Donovan    January 13, 2014
Say hello to Chalkbeat, a model for how local sites might gain scale and infrastructure through a networked vision of journalism.
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Martin Langeveld    December 19, 2013
“No grand strategy, no new business models for news will emerge from Omaha. Ultimately, these papers will be closed or sold.”
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Justin Ellis    November 4, 2013
The site plans to launch TribTalk, the nonprofit’s first experiment with sponsored content, which will also feature columns, opinions, and discussion from readers and elected officials.
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Justin Ellis    November 1, 2013
A report from Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news sites are growing revenues and audiences, but finding the path to long-term success will take more experimentation.
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Justin Ellis    October 17, 2013
The program will add staff and expand by adding a conference and collaborative code-building events for journalism technologists.
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Caroline O'Donovan    October 16, 2013
More than 1,400 journalists, publishers, academics, and more are descending on Atlanta this week to talk shop.