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.
A series of case studies by SembraMedia looks at what worked — and what didn't — when four independent news sites decided to launch online crowdfunding campaigns.
Journalists who run independent news sites may be wary of launching their first-ever crowdfunding campaign. As Mexico's Lado B learned, there's much that can be done to ensure a campaign's success.
At the 12th Congress of Investigative Journalism in São Paulo, media professionals from Blendle, Vox.com and more discussed how new technologies inform their work in journalism.
Beenish Ahmed has made a name for herself as an international freelancer. Now, she's venturing into the world of media entrepreneurship. Here's how she's doing it.
A representative sample of 2,100 Spanish adults was examined, and researchers found that people who do not trust "the media" are more likely to pay for digital news.
Researchers found journalists favor reporting on survivors of mass shootings and long-term solutions to mass shootings along with short-term event coverage.
While the digital age has disrupted the ways in which news organizations earn money, there are a number of innovative new models that can help quality journalism survive.
Brazilian journalist Edgard Matsuki is a pioneer in combating misinformation in his country. In 2013, he created Boatos.org after noticing the growing trend of false information on the internet.
For news publishers, sending out an email bulletin to readers can be a great way to engage readers and boost revenues. Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner explains how.
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