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The Crowd Investigating Trump Inauguration Funding

Questions are being raised by the crowd about the reporting of, and the donations to, the Trump inauguration. Started by the Huffington Post, the Citizen Sleuth Project, a crowdsourcing network of volunteers, has built a spreadsheet of Trump’s inauguration donors. … Continue reading

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Journalism Crowdfunding Site To Shutter

Beaconreader.com, a journalism crowdfunding portal, is shutting down, following in the footsteps of several other journalism sites. No reason was given. Started in 2013, “it’s backed several high-profile journalism projects, including The Huffington Post’s $44,626 Ferguson Fellowship, The Texas Tribune’s … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Cup Winner: Javazen

UnderArmour’s founder’s Kevin Plank’s Cupid’s Cup competition winner yesterday at the University of Maryland was Javazen, a manufacturer of a coffee and tea blended product sold in high end retail stores (Whole Foods). The Terp grads won the top prize … Continue reading

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Newest U.S. Industry May Get a Boost By June 30

The Drug Enforcement Agency sent a letter to US Senators sponsoring a re-scheduling bill stating that the DEA has received the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation and plans to provide its view on whether marijuana should be taken off Schedule … Continue reading

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