People all over the world are searching, like explorers, for a model to support the high-quality digital journalism our societies and democracies need.
We think we’ve found a model at sea. It looks like a reef.
Coral reefs are miracles of evolution. They are among the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They exist in a nearly nutrient-free ocean and have no central control—and yet they are enormously productive. They are also endangered.
Reefs have more than a little in common with freelance journalists. Freelancers are one of the most important resources for media …