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    Jim is a retired hydrologist who, with his wife Betty, has been involved in Russian River and .... In October 2011 Governor Brown signed measure AB 964. Read article

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    The stone winery suffered from storm and earthquake damage, eventually becoming .... The water released from the lake is cold and the temperature is right for ... Read article

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    Farmers do not respond to the word; historically they think in terms of diverse crop ... wild Eurasian grape was first domesticated is called the “ Noah Hypothesis. Read article

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    blogs.journalism.co.uk Next Generation Journalist: crowdfund your journalism | Editors Blog | Journalism.co.uk

    The real pioneers on this have been in cinema: last year the producers of Age of Stupid funded the entire project with donations from the public. The internet has made it easier too. In particular we’re seeing new platforms from which to launch your crowdfunding project. Spot.Us is one of the fir... Read article

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    californiareport.org New Rail Lines Promise a More Accessible L.A., But at a Cost: The California Report | The California Report

    Her story was produced in collaboration with Spot.Us , a non-profit organization that supports independent journalists. Please ensure that all comments adhere to our community guidelines . We reserve the right to edit or remove comments that do not follow these guidelines. Read article

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    economist.com Business.view: All the news that's free to print | The Economist

    Under the leadership of Paul Steiger, a former senior editor at the Wall Street Journal, and with strong safeguards of its editorial independence, it has started to produce scoops good enough to run in the New York Times, which gets them free. The Times's other collaborator is Spot.Us , a website... Read article

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    takepart.com Can Science Be Funded on the Web? | TakePart

    But not everyone's been tapping into the power of the cloud. While popular crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter and Spot.us have been a game changer for aspiring journalists and creatives, they've yet to be a budget resource for scientists. RocketHub's #SciFund Challenge wants to see if they c... Read article

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    beatblogging.org Spot.Us | BeatBlogging.Org

    Local (so many that apply are not local) 2. digital innovation 3. Open source. Other than those three restrictions — go with your craziest ideas. In fact, I argue the crazier the better. Tuesday, November 11, 2008 13:12 - by Patrick Thornton On behalf of BeatBlogging.Org, we’d like to congratulat... Read article

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    nakedphiladelphian.blogspot.com Naked Philadelphian: January 2012

    I would like to see the day come when customers award their business to the brokerage houses that provide the best research, even if it is critical of the company,” said a clearly frustrated Mayo. The research for this article was sponsored by the community reporting site Spot.us Posted by Sandra... Read article

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    prisonphotography.org Teru Kuwayama | Prison Photography

    I know that the widespread incorporation of the platform – and even the code of the site! – were things that Spot.Us founder Dave Cohn had in mind from the start. Adopt and fine-tune for the benefit of crowd-funded media. Spot.Us was open to photojournalist pitches, but the platform diluted the i... Read article

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    pbs.org Growing a Community and The Importance of Being Iterative | Idea Lab | PBS

    As always: If you just want the status update of Spot.Us as a project -scroll down to the bottom for a nice digestible list of what’s going down. Or – keep reading for detailed thoughts. This will be cross-posted at the Spot Us blog . Two months ago I decided that instead of sitting on my hands a... Read article

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    blog.digidave.org State of the Spot – Half a Year Since Launch – DigiDave

    I’m excited to be working again with The Public Press on a pitch that isn’t a one-off story, but a three month beat to cover the city budget in San Francisco. We’ve quietly launched it this week . Reporting will start soon. Check out the “ City Budget Blues .” Even better subscribe to the blog’s ... Read article

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    collegemediainnovation.org ICM interview: David Cohn, spot.us | Innovation in College Media

    2 thoughts on “ ICM interview: David Cohn, spot.us ” Read article

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    thedailygreen.com Spot.Us - Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding for Investigative Environmental Journalism - The Daily Green

    Spot.Us has launched with the goal of using crowdsourcing and crowdfunding to support investigative journalism, including environmental journalism. Engage readers and use the power of the Internet to a new media business model. Spot.Us Launches: Will Readers Pay for Investigative Environmental Re... Read article

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    econsultancy.com Q&A: Spot.Us founder David Cohn on crowdfunded journalism | Econsultancy

    In the search for ways to fund journalism, some organisations have flirted with the possibility of crowdfunding some stories. While there have been a few minor successes (such as the non-profit hyperlocal project MinnPost), David Cohn's Spot.Us has garnered the most attention. Most commented post... Read article

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    contentious.com Civic – contentious.com

    That’s why most mainstream media articles so far about Spot.us, like this one from the New York Times , include some variation of this caution: “Critics say the idea of using crowdfunding to finance journalism raises some troubling questions. For example, if a neighborhood with an agenda pays for... Read article

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    laurelpapworth.com Citizen Journalism » Laurel Papworth @SilkCharm

    Thus was the “public’s right to know” served. Investigative Reporting: Deep insider stuff. Mike Daisey, blogger, infiltrating Apple China to deliver us a story. That old woman who infiltrated Barak Obama die-hard only meetings. Got picked up by the Huffington Post – you know the one. A grandma bl... Read article

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    ecolocalizer.com Shifting Sands in the Cannabis Industry

    (Editor’s note: This is the final piece in a six-part series that was first published on Oakland Local on the business of marijuana . See previous posts in this series here and here . This story was funded with the help of Spot.us , a crowd-funding non-profit that has helps raise money for indepe... Read article

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