Crowdfunding of news

The need for viable business models to sustain journalism has been one of the key themes from the various journalism conferences and gatherings I have attended in the past six months. David Cohn has got money from the Knight News Challenge grant scheme to establish Spot.Us. The site allows individuals or groups to control news in their community by sharing the cost (crowdfunding) to commission freelance journalists to write important or uncovered news stories.

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