NEW Podcast! Down, but Not Out E6: Hybrid Journalism

May 31, 2021

The closing episode of the series discusses an increasingly popular funding strategy for small, independent media organizations: hybrid business models — where media outlets combine revenues from various sources as a means of financing their journalistic work. These business models usually involve a mix of small donations or subscriptions from audiences, grants from big donors like foundations, and from selling services or specialized products.

Dumitrita Holdis and Justin Spike talk to Monia ben Hamadi, editor in chief of Inkyfada, a Tunisia-based independent media organization, and Marius Dragomir, director of the Center for Media, Data and Society, to reflect on these questions.

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