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Journalists Crowdfund To Control Their Destinies

Fake News attacks by you-know-who, lack of advertising, the cost of newsprint, acquisitions by private equity that have squeezed costs (i.e., journalist salaries and jobs) have changed the landscape for print journalists. In order to survive, many are turning to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Co-Founder Crowdfunds To Fight Fake News

The co-founder of Wikipedia is crowdfunding and crowdsourcing to fight against fake news. Jimmy Wales is establishing Wikitribune and is “pre-selling monthly “support packages” to fund the initial journalists” who will report on what the crowd finds of interest, from … Continue reading

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