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Readers seem willing to pay for news sites centered around a place. What about sites built on an issue?

The Marshall Project is one of the newest members of the News Revenue Hub, a group of news organizations established last fall by the California nonprofit Voice of San Diego, which is helping the Hub’s members with donor database infrastructure, technical troubleshooting, and advice around strategy and messaging. (Nieman Lab)

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Media Leaders Spill Their Revenue Secrets to Kai Ryssdal at ONA

While journalism business models remain in an often painful state of flux, three revenue sources have proven themselves to be both resilient and fruitful, especially when used together: membership, smarter advertising and live events. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal moderated “arguably the most important panel of the entire smash right here.” First up was Mary Walter-Brown, […]

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Join the Truth Squad

We’ve been working with a group of nonprofit news organizations, led by Voice of San Diego, for several months to build the look and feel of the Truth Squad … We hope reader contributions will help us as we work to find a financially sustainable model for public accountability journalism … Our independence is incredibly […]

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How Voice of San Diego is Helping Five Newsrooms Bring Memberships Into the Revenue Mix

At the end of November, non-profit news outlet Voice of San Diego launched the News Revenue Hub, a new initiative that aims to centralise memberships by advising and supporting five other organisations in setting up customised membership programmes. During the year-long pilot, a team at Voice of San Diego will work with InsideClimate News, NJ […]