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Final Individual Project: Spot.us – Crowdfunded Journalism

I finished my individual project for the COM466 class. Check it out here on the class blog or just watch the video right here:

Video-Story recap

My story is about spot.us, an online platform launched in the fall of 2008 that helps to finance journalists on certain stories by crowd funding. Crowd funding is one of the many new ways Journalists are exploring to keep Journalism alive and maintain a living. I mainly use an interview with David Cohn, the founder of spot.us to relate the company to the future of news. Continue reading

Story – boarding

Currently preparing story board for the piece on community-funded journalism. Check out David Cohn’s answers beforehand here

Story: Spot.us example of crowd-funded journalism, one of new biz models.
Here goes the plan for the video with the very roughly estimated time.

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