Civil in the news

The Civil Media Company builds tools to help readers discover and support trusted journalists around the world on a decentralized platform.

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Selected Press

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Columbia Journalism Review,
A Civil primer: The benefits, and pitfalls, of a new media ecosystem

“There are a number of benefits to creating a new form of money, but the one Civil is most focused on is that it has the potential to help realign the incentives that underlie the journalism business.”

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The New York Times,
Goodbye, Denver Post. Hello, Blockchain.

“[Civil] seeks to eliminate the possibility of one company or a small group of investors exerting power and influence over a journalistic organization and compromising its mission.”

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PBS Newshour,
Can blockchain help fill journalism’s funding gaps?

“Civil is trying to harness [blockchain technology] for journalism… to help journalists get paid for their work.”

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CBS News,
Can blockchain save journalism?

“As the footprint of traditional newspapers is shrinking, Civil’s is growing.”

Additional Press

September 16, 2018

The New York Times,
They Left Public Radio to Try Their Fortunes on the Blockchain

September 30, 2018

NBC News,
Civil looks to create the next generation of journalism with blockchain tech

August 28, 2018

TechCrunch,
Civil, the blockchain journalism startup, has partnered with one of the oldest names in media

August 28, 2018

Digiday,
The Associated Press signs on with journalism blockchain startup Civil

July 26, 2018

Futurism,
This Startup Is Trying To Fix Journalism By Putting It On the Blockchain

July 18, 2018

The Wall Street Journal,
Startup Thinks Blockchain Can Help Fix the Media’s Business Woes

July 17, 2018

Recode,
Podcaster Manoush Zomorodi explains blockchain and how it might fix the media

June 20, 2018

The Washington Post,
How veteran journalists in Colorado are using the blockchain to build a news start-up

May 19, 2018

Coin Telegraph,
Fixing the News: Blockchain-Powered Solutions for Media in Crisis

May 01, 2018

The Bridge Brooklyn Business News,
Can This Startup Fix Journalism’s Business Model?

April 02, 2018

Observer,
This Blockchain-Powered News Network Could Solve Journalism’s Billionaire Problem

March 15, 2018

ChicagoInno,
A New Wave of Digital Media Startups Are Launching in Chicago. But Will They Survive?

February 23, 2018

Journalism.co.uk,
With $5 million in funding, Civil is building a journalism marketplace on blockchain

December 04, 2017

Columbia Journalism Review,
Civil says the future of media is blockchains and cryptocurrencies

November 17, 2017

IBTimes,
Will Blockchain Startups Disrupt Journalism?

October 26, 2017

Coindesk,
Blockchain Journalism Platform Civil Receives $5 Million in Funding