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Want to know the true value of AI, NFTs, and other much-touted technologies? Ignore the news and look at the harsh judgment of the market.
“What we saw was a tendency to accept almost all images at first glance, regardless of subject area.”
Five months after its failed token sale, Civil is back with a revised, streamlined process. If you’re not an experienced cryptocurrency trader, though, it’ll still take you a while.
Because Civil’s token sale flopped last month, a lot of its journalists haven’t been given the compensation they were led to expect. But even if it does eventually arrive, will it be worth…anything?
“For those who purchased tokens, first of all, thank you. We’ll offer full refunds.”
“I would love to see us as a broader journalism community, people who care about sustainable and quality journalism, harness the power of new technologies rather than be the victims of it.”
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.