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    Going both upmarket to investors ($10,000 a year) and downmarket to students ($234 a year).
    “We thought the right way to approach it was to share it as an open project so the whole industry can move forward building on something like this rather than people halfway solving the problem individually.”
    “I’m not just looking for someone who is able to interview in Spanish. I want someone who is a native Spanish speaker, who really knows this community and its needs around education.”
    Plus: Radiotopia finds expanding a donor base a different challenge than starting one, NPR refocuses for innovation, and The New York Times reaches its youngest audience ever with podcasts.
    For the price, the Times is getting one of the real bootstrapped success stories in the past decade of digital media — and a toehold in a growing e-commerce revenue stream.
    WhereBy.Us is one of the most interesting digital startups working in the local news space. After starting in Florida, it’s launching The Evergrey in Seattle, and it has its eye on additional markets.
    The next generations of Murdochs and Sulzbergers step up, two newspaper chains chart the consolidation of the industry, and a Trump-driven shift in straight news reporting.