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“Maybe it is a purist attitude we have, but we believe that being funded by your readers is the best guarantee for independence” » Nieman Journalism Lab

The Belgian investigative news site Apache is a co-op, counting on its shareholders and subscribers — who are often the same people.

Source: “Maybe it is a purist attitude we have, but we believe that being funded by your readers is the best guarantee for independence” » Nieman Journalism Lab

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‘Stratechery as a service’: Substack aims to streamline the creation of independent subscription news sites » Nieman Journalism Lab

What’s the most effective way to encourage more writers to start their own subscription sites? Reduce the time they spend doing anything that’s not writing, argues Substack.

Source: ‘Stratechery as a service’: Substack aims to streamline the creation of independent subscription news sites » Nieman Journalism Lab

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Up close and personal? Mobile journalist Twan Spierts on reporting with smartphones | Online Journalism Blog

Dutch journalist Twan Spierts says mobile journalism doesn’t just get the job done more quickly — it can also get you better access. Interview by Jonny Jacobsen. When Dutch journalist Twan Spierts …

Source: Up close and personal? Mobile journalist Twan Spierts on reporting with smartphones | Online Journalism Blog