A new global study from the International Center for Journalists has found that while some news organizations and journalists are making strides in adopting new technologies, even more newsrooms are falling behind.
Not every crowdfunding effort is going to meet its goals. That's why it's key for media entrepreneurs to be able to reflect on what could've been done differently, as did Venezuelan news site Efecto Cocuyo.
La Silla Vacia was one of the pioneers of crowdfunding journalism in Latin America. Over multiple campaigns, they've learned what works best (and what doesn't) when asking an online audience to fund journalism.