Posts Tagged ‘crowdfunding’

Ex-Wonkette vixen Ana Marie Cox is getting some attention for her plea for public donations to keep covering the McCain campaign. With attention high in the final days of the race, she is having some success in raising funds. I wonder, however, whether this is a feasible model in the long-term to sponsor daily coverage […]


One intriguing experiment in a new journalism business model is spot.us, which was just launched with funding from the Knight News Challenge. The idea is that people donate money to fund coverage of stories they are interested in. Journalists can make pitches or the public can give tips on what they want to read about. […]