New Business Models for Journalism: Building Success by Building Community

Launched in 2013, and setting a world-record for crowdfunding in journalism, De Correspondent - a Dutch journalism platform that focuses on background, analysis, investigative reporting - is succeeding by redefining the news and the business model of a newspaper.

Its 45,000 members pay for operations through subscriptions and one-off fees, and also contribute their expertise and insight to stories in the making. De Correspondent's coverage focuses not on exceptional events like terrorist attacks, but on long-term trends like climate change.

Its journalists are actively involved in finding and engaging the right audience for their stories, as well as