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9 Millones is a publishing and crowdfunding platform for journalists looking to investigate stories about Puerto Rico.
Hint: It starts with impactful, inclusive journalism.
“Effectively, what we are doing is inverting completely how people normally think about communities and journalists — the community is not here to merely help the journalists. Rather the journalists will be here to work for the community.”
“‘Leadership structure’ isn’t a very Wiki phrase.”
“We work in the membership model more than the subscription model, in that the primary motivation for people to support a journalist on Pactio is the fact that they want your reporting to exist in the first place.”
“I want people to enjoy the newsletter like they would a nice conversation over coffee or a cocktail or while sitting in a wooden swing on a porch.”
“Our big premise is, we’re trying to be an open news desk for the internet. At the end of the day, we’re just trying to fuel a healthier, more open ecosystem of journalism.”
Plus: Everybody’s suddenly making podcasts for kids, a show reveals itself as part-fiction in its grand finale, and mixing podcasts and dating apps.
The Canadian news industry “has been in a long, slow, painful decline, and people are ready for solutions and to see something new.”
The platform focuses on ongoing support rather than one-time projects.