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Worldcrunch Impact, solutions without borders

A project in Paris, France by Worldcrunch

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Delivering top international journalism on one urgent issue each month -- not just the problems, but real solutions.
Backers: 173
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $16,667 of $15,000
Dates: May 23rd -> Jul 3rd (42 days)
Project By: Worldcrunch
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Latest News

We did it!

July 2nd - via:
Thank you all so much for your support, last night in Paris we watched with excitement as the Worldcrunch Impact campaign hit its target of $15,000 with 57 hours still to go! And what's amazing is that the pledges are still coming!  We're now at... (Read More)

5 days left and 77% there!

June 28th - via:
Hello to all our backers, both old and new! We're getting down to the last days of this campaign, and need every single backer's help to make this happen! We are so close! To help, please share the project with your friends, family, and colleagues!... (Read More)

Foreign news startup Worldcrunch looks to expand its impact

June 28th - via:
There’s been no shortage of hand-wringing, here and elsewhere, over the decline of foreign coverage in the digital age. With newsroom budgets on the wane, expensive foreign bureaus are often the first things to go. And yet there’s still a need and a desire for high-quality foreign coverage. What to do? (Read More)

New rewards from Worldcrunch Impact!

June 17th - via:
1/2 WAY FLASH SALE REWARDS We've introduced two new reward levels to go head first in high gear into these last few weeks of the campaign.  For $35 you can now get the full $50 reward suite, including the Albanian Bloc notebook For $75 you can now... (Read More)

Solutions Journalism Without Borders

June 10th - via:
“Worldcrunch Impact, solutions without borders” is a collaborative funding campaign for “the first truly global effort at Solutions Journalism”. (Read More)

WorldCrunch partners with Le Nouvel Obs on its Kickstarter campaign to bring local news Global

June 6th - via:
There’s nothing I love more than making all news global news – we at the Rude Baguette have been doing that for France’s tech market for nearly two years, and our partner in crime, Worldcrunch, is halfway through raising a Kickstarter campaign to do that all over the world. With 41% funding completed and 27 days to go, the “fledgling” news publication just announced that it will partner with Le Nouvel Obs in France and Internazionale in Italy. (Read More)

Impact has a new partner – from Italy!

June 3rd - via:
After partnering in France with Le Nouvel Observateur, we are excited to announce that Worldcrunch Impact has an exclusive Italian media partnership with one of the world’s top global magazines: Internazionale. This marks the first time in Italy... (Read More)

Worldcrunch takes solutions journalism truly global

June 3rd - via:
We admire what Worldcrunch is doing, not just because they are globalizing great reporting through their curation and translation work, but because they are so excited about solutions. Irene Toporkoff, the co-founder of Worldcrunch, put it this way... (Read More)

Top French Magazine Joins Worldcrunch Impact

May 27th - via:
We've been busy over the weekend!We are excited to announce our exclusive French media partnership with the prestigious weekly magazine Le Nouvel Observateur! This partnership marks the first time a French media outlet joins a Kickstarter project.... (Read More)

Amazing endorsements!

May 24th - via:
First off, thank you everybody!  It's just one day after we've launched and we're already getting endorsements from all corners of the globe. Your fellow Worldcrunch Impact fans include a startup founder and a chief digital officer at a major US... (Read More)

Worldcrunch Impact bets on Kickstarter to launch 'solutions journalism' initiative

May 24th - via:
Worldcrunch, an English-language global news startup launched two years ago in Paris, is embarking on a new project, ‘Worldcrunch Impact’, with the ambitious aim of healing the ills of journalism as it currently stands – that is, changing the fact that digital media covers news in a manner that is “too fast, too thin, too loud.” The project’s launch depends entirely on the success of its Kickstarter funding campaign. (Read More)

New Worldcrunch project to take to Kickstarter

May 7th - via:
Worldcrunch Impact will highlight 'innovative solutions' to global development issues which are 'hiding behind the language barrier' through translated and original reporting (Read More)

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