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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is a nonprofit news site that covers politics, the arts, and culture in the Pacific Northwest, with an emphasis on analysis over breaking news.

The site was by Seattle Weekly founder David Brewster. It is based in Seattle and has .

The site and is aimed at educated, influential readers. It also local and national news from other online sources. In 2012, it from the former Seattle news startup PubliCola following that site’s short-lived closing.

Crosscut began as a for-profit site, but it in 2009, and adding memberships and grants. It began its nonprofit status with $150,000 in donations and grants, including  It in summer 2012 because of falling revenues.

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