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Columbia Journalism Review, A Civil primer: The benefits, and pitfalls, of a new media ecosystem
“There are a number of benefits to creating a new form of money, but the one Civil is most focused on is that it has the potential to help realign the incentives that underlie the journalism business.”
The New York Times, Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.
“[Civil] seeks to eliminate the possibility of one company or a small group of investors exerting power and influence over a journalistic organization and compromising its mission.”
PBS Newshour, Can blockchain help fill journalism’s funding gaps?
“Civil is trying to harness [blockchain technology] for journalism… to help journalists get paid for their work.”
CBS News, Can blockchain save journalism?
“As the footprint of traditional newspapers is shrinking, Civil’s is growing.”
Additional PressSeptember 16, 2018
The New York Times, They Left Public Radio to Try Their Fortunes on the BlockchainSeptember 30, 2018 August 28, 2018 August 28, 2018 July 26, 2018 July 18, 2018
The Wall Street Journal, Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business WoesJuly 17, 2018 June 20, 2018 May 19, 2018 May 01, 2018
The Bridge Brooklyn Business News, Can This Startup Fix Journalism’s Business Model?April 02, 2018 March 15, 2018 February 23, 2018 December 04, 2017
Columbia Journalism Review, Civil says the future of media is blockchains and cryptocurrenciesNovember 17, 2017 October 26, 2017