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A Call for a Civic Media Renaissance – It’s About Damn Time

A Call for a Civic Media Renaissance – It’s About Damn Time

While we believe it is essential that we test new revenue models built on community support, we should also ask ourselves, what’s the business plan for democracy? Where’s the humanitarian aid to combat the vacuum media consolidation left us to fill? Where is the big-funding energy for small news and information startups in communities historically excluded from mainstream media?  

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