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Republik set crowdfunding records. Then reality hit.

By Alison Langley January 28, 2019 View original story here Republik, a Swiss news startup, raised $2.4 million in less than two weeks in 2017, when a crowdfunding campaign that promised a new kind of journalism took off and set records.A year after its launch, its de facto publisher, Christof Moser, looks slightly more gaunt […]

Go West – In the quest for digital-age prosperity, legacy newsrooms are making pilgrimages to Silicon Valley

This article first appeared the Columbia Journalism Review Magazine.   November 1, 2013 by Alison Langley In March 2012, the nation’s public broadcasters gathered in Austin, TX, for the annual meeting of the Integrated Media Association, a public-service broadcaster group dedicated to smoothing the transition to the digital age. At the front of the room, Jake […]