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Tuesday, October 20 • 11:30 - 12:45
Thinking outside the box: alternative revenue sources for small independent organisations

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While being funded by donor foundations is going to continue as the or one of the key sources of funding for non-profit journalism, there are other possible sources of funding available for entrepreneuring journalistic organisations. What about renting out coworking space? Why not consider becoming a coop so that journalists and audience members are co-owners and stakeholders? What if you establish yourselves as a freelance collective that publishes through media partners? In this session we explore alternative ways for freelancers and non-profit newsrooms to fund their work.

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Megan Lucero

Director of The Bureau Local, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Hi there - I head up the Bureau Local, a people-powered network setting the news agenda and sparking change from the ground up, in the UK. We're reimagining investigative journalism by making it open, accessible and collaborative from start to finish. I also deeply care about the... Read More →

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Tassos Morfis

Co-founder, Qurio
Tassos is one of the founders of AthensLive, Greece’s first non-profit newsroom. He has worked as an executive, reporter, and producer for several Greek and international media. He is also a documentary film producer. His first feature-length film TIED premiered in 2020.
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Richard Addy

Director and co-founder, AKAS
Richard Addy is a Co-Founder of AKAS with his life and business partner Luba Kassova. AKAS is committed to the following mission "In a world where division and polarization are increasing threats, we will work relentlessly to unify people by deepening their understanding of themselves... Read More →
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Robert Schmidt

freelancer, We Report
Born in Leipzig (Saxony, Germany), Robert passed four years in Lyon and a two years long in-house training at the German newspaper Saarbrücker Zeitung. Today, he is based in Strasbourg at the «invisible» border in between of Germany and France. He mainly works about France, the... Read More →

Tuesday October 20, 2020 11:30 - 12:45 CEST