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SheBooks launches with contests and stable of writers

Shebooks launched Jan. 2 and now has 12 e-books and some top rankings in Amazon's hot releases.

Silicon Hills crowdfunds print magazine overshot its Kickstarter funding goal and will launch a print magazine at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin.

BOXX makes its match with crowdfunding

Tasked with raising $2,000 to leverage a matching amount, Boxx Magazine has turned to GoFundMe and to Eventbrite to help make the match.


News Chops Report

News Chops

Nola Vie partners with public radio

Public broadcasters are finding new ways to engage in more local journalism, especially more investigative and enterprise journalism, than ever before. See how New Orleans does it.

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Carolina Public Press partners with all media in the state

CPP spearheads investigations, trains journalists from around the state, and shares content across the board with any news organization that wants it.

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2012 Winners

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Jeanne Pinder Clear Health Costs
Jeanne Pinder

ClearHealthCosts Building off a platform of reports, databases, blogs and crowdsourcing, Jeanne Pinder and ClearHealthCosts have a mission to be the best online source of health care pricing.

Erin Polgreen, Symbolia Symbolia
Erin Polgreen

Symbolia Symbolia, headed by Erin Polgreen, strives foster the growth of illustrated journalism, engaging news consumers in a way that is exciting and accessible.

Angie Newsome, Carolina Public PressCarolina Public Press
Angie Newsome

Carolina Public Press Angie Newsome started CarolinaPublicPress as North Carolina's first online-only, independent nonprofit news.

Sarah Toce, Seattle LesbianThe Seattle Lesbian
Sarah Toce

The Seattle Lesbian The Seattle Lesbian is a daily publication run by journalist Sarah Toce. The site provides a hitherto unseen source of multi-layer news for the LGBT community.


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