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CIPER launches membership campaign as its founder Mónica González wins the National Journalism Award of Chile

Just as the Center for Journalistic Investigation (CIPER) of Chile begins a new stage of financing through a membership model, its founder, journalist Mónica González, has won the most important journalism award in the country. Read more »


Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report, in Spanish and Portuguese, on member-driven movements

A unique report that provides lessons from member-driven movements so that news media can improve their own financial models is now available to more journalists, media executives and scholars after its publication in Spanish and Portuguese.

“Membership in New & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements,” can be downloaded for free in Spanish and Portuguese, thanks to the work of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and the Membership Puzzle Project. Read more »


Young Argentinian media outlet bets on membership model and reader participation to end 'information intoxication'

The amount of information created today by news media can be overwhelming for consumers. A one-year-old news site from Argentina was born to counteract this noise.

"We believe that there is a part of the audience in the digital environment that suffers from, what we call, a certain information intoxication," Chani Guyot, founder and director of the website Red/acción, told the Knight Center. Read more »


With membership models, Latin American media integrate readers and reinforce revenue

*This story was updated.

The crisis of sustainability in journalism has given birth to revenue alternatives based on the relationship between media outlets and their readers. Events and face-to-face trainings are some examples, as well as the membership model, increasingly chosen by Latin American media to engage their readers in strengthening the journalism they produce. Read more »


Knight Center publishes Membership Puzzle Project report for media to learn from other member-driven movements

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has joined forces with the Membership Puzzle Project to release the report “Membership in News & Beyond: What Media Can Learn from Other Member-Driven Movements” April 12 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ).Read more »


Cuba’s 14ymedio seeks greater independence and engagement with new membership model


By Chelsea Moreno*

Cuban digital media site 14ymedio is betting on a new membership program for readers to ensure its independence and increase engagement.

“We wanted to use the membership as an opportunity to have more conversations with our members and we wanted to do it in a way that allows us to preserve our independence as an outlet,” Alejandro González, who leads development and innovation efforts at the media outlet, told the Knight Center. Read more »


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