Sites I like: spot.us funds citizen journalism

One of the most exciting sites I’ve come across recently is spot.us, a crowdfunding platform for independent, citizen journalism. Users can submit story tips, and journalists pitch their story ideas for funding. The site hosts some excellent stories done by hardworking, independent investigative reporters. Reporters keep 90 percent of the revenue, and the rest goes to site editors. If you’re low on cash but want to participate, you can support a story of your choice at no cost through earning points by taking a survey with a spot.us sponsor. Read more