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Under new owner Alden Global Capital, there’s no plan for the future. There’s just revenue extraction for as long as a generation of older newspaper subscribers live to keep paying their bills.
Lookout doesn’t want its local news sites to be a supplement or alternative to the local daily. They aim to be the news source of record in their communities, outgunning their shrunken newsprint rivals from Day 1.
“Our angle on the current state of journalism is this: The crisis of journalism and legacy news media is structural, and not just a matter of technological challenges or broken business models.”
Voices of Monterey Bay is amplifying less-heard voices (prisoners, the children of farm workers), building a community base of support, and publishing in both English and Spanish.
“For us, it’s rare that someone cites the tax deductibility as a reason for giving. People are supporting us because they’re passionate about what we’re doing. People want to be a part of the community thats supporting us.”
From “meltdown” to “roll-up” to (of course) “fake.”
After helping five pilot news organizations together raise more than $1 million in six months, the News Revenue Hub has spun off into its own standalone organization.
“We’d be happy to see a healthy portion of our budget paid for by the membership program.”