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Intern magazine aims to kickstart debate on internships

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A new magazine is hoping to kickstart the debate on internships, and it’s hoping crowdfunding will help get its message heard. Read the full story

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Death Star hits Kickstarter… sort of.

In a galaxy not too far away at all, a group that calls itself Gnut is attempting to fund the development of a Death Star – via Kickstarter. Read the full story

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Kickstarter launches in the UK

The crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter has officially launched in the UK, giving budding entrepreneurs a unique method of sourcing financial backing. Read the full story

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Long-form journalism still matters

There are many questions surrounding how much the public values journalism, but one project based in San Francisco has proven its worth – before even publishing its first issue. Read the full story

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Is this the end of the publisher?

A video game developer has caused a stir by finding an alternative route to financing its next project. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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