皮尤研究中心:全球最大众筹平台传媒项目猛增,个人捐资占主导

皮尤研究中心最近发布的研究显示,目前全球最大的众筹平台Kickstarter上的传媒和新闻项目发展迅速。众筹资金已经从2009年的49256美元(相当于32.4万元人民币)猛增至2015年的1743668美元(相当于1146.9万元人民币),项目数量更是增长10倍,筹资人数从792人增加至25651人。同时,研究发现,43%的项目筹资来自个人,比例超过其他机构和团体:小型个人团体占29%,媒体机构占22%,公共和私人的研究机构仅占7%。

Source: 皮尤研究中心

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Kickstarter Adds Official Category for Journalism

Kickstarter, the big crowdfunding platform, has finally added a separate category for journalism projects. "It’s more important than ever to make sure journalists have the tools and resources to try new things," the site announced, "whether they’re professionals looking for innovative ways of funding and sharing their work, or ordinary folks with a hunger to tell the stories around them."

Source: Poynter.org

Posted on: June 14, 2014