Kickstarter launches category for journalism projects


Kickstarter has launched a new category dedicated to funding journalism projects, the company announced on its blog today.

Journalism is now one in a list of 16 categories, each with their own subcategories, including subcategories for journalism projects that are based on audio, photo, print, video and web.

“To us, that means it’s more important than ever to make sure journalists have the tools and resources to try new things — whether they’re professionals looking for innovative ways of funding and sharing their work, or ordinary folks with a hunger to tell the stories around them,” the company said on its blog.

Explore the journalism projects here and tell us what you think.