crowd funding

Dec
09
PressPad: diversifying media during a pandemic

PressPad: diversifying media during a pandemic

PressPad's mission to diversify journalism by providing access for young journalists to work opportunities has been knocked back by the pandemic. Here's what they're doing to recover — and how you can help.
5 min read
Nov
22
Diverse journalism is better journalism: so please back PressPad

Diverse journalism is better journalism: so please back PressPad

It's getting harder to get into journalism. That's not just down to the popularity of the profession, but the decline in routes in for those who aren't wealthy. PressPad is trying to fix that.
3 min read
Mar
07
Solutions journalism: who is using it - and why

Solutions journalism: who is using it - and why

Can upbeat news which delivers solutions to our problem supplant "if it bleeds, it leads"? Maybe - it's certainly proved lucrative for some publishers.
6 min read
Mar
06
New business models for journalism

New business models for journalism

Journalism needs a new business model. Hell, it need many new models. Here's a bunch of them from news:rewired
5 min read
Mar
02
Typed, a crowdfunded blog platform, closes down today

Typed, a crowdfunded blog platform, closes down today

Realmac software's blogging platform closes today, a couple of years after a successful crowdfunder.
2 min read
Jul
14
Crowdfunded blog platform Typed announces its forthcoming demise

Crowdfunded blog platform Typed announces its forthcoming demise

Typed, the crowdfunded blog platform I wrote about way back when, is dying: For the last 8+ months, Typed.com
1 min read
May
15
Follow-up on the Brighton tech company quitting the UK

Follow-up on the Brighton tech company quitting the UK

A little follow-up on the idea that a Brighton-based tech company is quitting the UK, because of the current government’
1 min read
May
28

Four hours to back Ghost...

Just a quick reminder: the Kickstarter to launch Ghost, a new blogging platform (see posts passim), closes in a little
Aug
21

Sounds: Supplied

I’m a big fan of the new emerging funding models that the web is bringing. Yeah, there’s Kickstarter,
Jul
03
Hacks/Hackers Brighton - making Matter and exposing eavesdropping

Hacks/Hackers Brighton - making Matter and exposing eavesdropping

Bobbie Johnson – making Matter matter About a year ago – he got pissed off. He came from The Guardian which has
10 min read