Civil means trust.
We build tools to help readers discover and support trusted journalists around the world on a decentralized platform.
Tools for readers and news publishers
Build trust with transparency.
Civil gives everyone – journalists and readers alike – a say in who to trust based on ethics and standards. For journalists, earning the approval of the Civil community means others know they can trust you. For readers, you can safely rely on Civil newsrooms because the community vets their content openly and transparently.Meet the newsrooms on Civil
Discover stories from trusted newsrooms.
Civil gathers stories and crowdfunding campaigns from trusted newsrooms all in one place. Stay informed while discovering new newsrooms from across the world. Unlike other platforms, Civil will never use any personal data to curate your content feed without your permission.Read stories on Civil
Give trusted journalists a boost.
Civil gives newsrooms a quick and easy way to raise money from their readers. Journalists get paid directly with credit cards and cryptocurrency, and Civil doesn’t take a cut. Newsrooms can launch a Boost to fund a new project or earn boosts for valued stories.Give a Boost
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countries represented, across 6 continents
journalists on Civil
We partner with leading media and technology organizations to build an inclusive network.
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We envision a world where people know they can trust what they read online and help independent journalism thrive.Become a member