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The site’s traffic is now nearly 20 percent higher than it was part of The Boston Globe. “What’s happened to Crux demonstrates that it is possible to sustain a niche news platform with a kind of for-profit and nonprofit model.”
“We died and rose again on the third business day.”
But the site may live on under other management. “We simply haven’t been able to develop the financial model of big-ticket, Catholic-based advertisers that was envisioned when we launched Crux back in September 2014.”
The Boston Globe is betting that Crux, a standalone Catholic news site, will serve a new, global audience.