Craigslist founder Craig Newmark says there’s a forgotten weapon in the online information war — and he’s putting his money where his mouth is
|10/30/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- In this op-ed, Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, writes about why local news is vital to maintaining a healthy democracy.
- He points out that many markets that used to be served by local newspapers have become “news deserts.”
- He outlines how he is putting his money where his mouth is by funding local news initiatives, particularly in New York City, which he thinks can serve as a model across the country.