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More than half of all nonprofit outlets have either no people of color or “only a small percentage” within their ranks. The vast majority — more than two-thirds — do not have a single person of color in leadership at the executive level.
But comparing grant money to advertisers trying to sway coverage seems a bit much.
To choose its newest place of focus, the nonprofit education network asked supporters to nominate their own cities — and to help find local funders long before launch.
The majority of the site’s editorial staff resigned this morning, and the future of a much-anticipated watchdog for technology companies is very much in doubt.
“It’s one thing to have been an internal information center for an international NGO. It’s another thing to become a full newsroom, and an independent newsroom at that — it’s not a switch you turn on and off.”
“Conventional fundraising wisdom is that you’ve got a couple of seconds to reach people and get them to do what you want them to do, and here we are writing 2,500-word appeals.”
A Kickstarter campaign aims to raise $500,000 before January 8 to try to buy back and relaunch Gawker.com, which will be owned by a newly established nonprofit Gawker Foundation.
“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.”