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National Observer: Reports from the Energy Battleground

A project in Vancouver, Canada by National Observer
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Hot climate. Brutal energy politics. The drama builds. A new site by trailblazing journalists.
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Funded: $80,939 CAD of $50,000 CAD
Dates: Feb 13th -> Mar 15th (30 days)
Project By: National Observer
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2018 has been a record-breaking year for journalism Kickstarters (though only about 1 in 5 actually get funded)

November 5th - via: niemanlab.org
Kickstarter is also walking away from its attempt at Patreon-like recurring support: "You and I both know it’s going to take more than a drip of money to help journalism." The first time the National Observer tried to raise money on Kickstarter, they couldn’t get the framing quite right. (Read More)

Grimes magic + passion & people power. We're pushing towards $75,000 stretch goal!

February 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, After pushing past our $50,000 goal in only two weeks, we hit a new high today. It happened after Vancouver home girl, Claire Boucher, AKA Grimes, posted on her Facebook page that we had boxes full of t shirts with her original art on... (Read More)

Kickstarter features Reports from the Energy Battleground as top project today!

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thanks to you, our project just jumped to Kickstarter's front page

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, First, I really can't thank you enough for pledging to "Reports from the Energy Battlegrounds" the first week when building momentum means so much. Second, I'm so excited by what's happening.  We just jumped to Kickstarter's front page... (Read More)

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February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Within 24 hours of going out of the gate on our project, Kickstarter selected it as a Staff Pick, featured it on the journalism front page and called it "New and Noteworthy.  The Tyee posted our video on their staff picks and pushed it out further.... (Read More)

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