Tagged: newspapers

Update: Campaign to Help Purchase Nice-Matin Passes €300,000 Goal

The employees of French newspaper Nice Matin, along with sister publications Var-Matin and Corse-Matin, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Ulule on August 4th.  Three weeks later the project organizers have hit their goal of raising € 300,000 as over 2200 individuals have contributed € 5 and up… Read More

Employees of Nice-Matin Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Save Their Newspaper

“Les titres du groupe Nice-Matin sont au bord de la faillite” The staff of the French daily newspaper, Nice-Matin, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the French platform Ulule to raise €300,000. The funds raised will hopefully save the publication and convert it into a… Read More

Crowdfunding $660 Million for the Tribune Company on Indiegogo

That’s right.  Crowdfunding $660,000,000 on Indiegogo to purchase the  Tribune Company which includes storied newspapers like the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times.  If nothing else, the effort is certainly a bold and audacious move on the part of the organizers as they attempt to “meet… Read More

Dutch Online Newspaper Crowdfunds € 1 Million in 8 Days

The Correspondent, an Amsterdam based start-up striving to launch a news site of quality news, has crowdfunded € 1 Million in 8 Days (approximately $1.3 Million).  As announced on the future news sites blog, More than 15,000 participants supported this crowdfunding event which was created by Rob… Read More

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