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Norton: Smithsonian Shouldn’t Have to Use Kickstarter to Fundraise

Norton has introduced legislation that would radically alter how the Smithsonian raises money and is governed.

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Could Pigskins Make Money on a Name Change? One Kickstarter Wonders

One obstacle in getting the Washington Pigskins to change their other, more racist name has been the presumably grim financial implications of asking fans and sponsors to sign on with a whole new team. But writer Greg Singer thinks that the change might actually make money for the Pigskins and owner Dan Snyder—and he's [...]

Should Homicide Watch Sweeten Its Kickstarter Drive?

With Homicide Watch's do-or-die Kickstarter bid less than halfway to its $40,000 goal with only 16 days remaining, it's time to ask: Do the lackluster donor rewards have something to do with it?
You might say that the "prizes" are beside the point when it comes to funding worthwhile murder coverage, but they're about the only [...]

To Keep Site Going, Homicide Watch Launches Kickstarter

A day after Laura and Chris Amico, the couple behind Homicide Watch, announced that the site would go on hiatus while they work on a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, the Amicos have launched a $40,000 Kickstarter campaign to keep coverage going.
The Kickstarter money would go into setting up five student reporters to run the [...]