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is a nonprofit user-driven video news site based in St. Paul, Minn.

The site and publishes their work, often . It was by Chris Dykstra, Jason Barnett and Chuck Olsen.

The UpTake , as well as video licensing and syndication. Most of the site’s donations are small, but it from the Harnisch Foundation and the Instructional Telecommunications Foundation as well. The site has , though as of 2009, .

The site’s founders , and it was in the Minnesota State Capitol after two local media outlets that it was a partisan news organization, though .

The UpTake has partnered with to raise money via the crowdfunding site Spot.Us for coverage of the Minnesota governor’s race.

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June 8, 2010 / Megan Garber
MinnPost, The UpTake try Spot.us to raise funds for their coverage of the Minnesota gubernatorial race — Interesting pitch on Spot.us today: With the cutback of political reporters at every major newspaper in the state, the need for more political coverage is clear, we will have a new Governor come November, and the citizen...

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Primary author: Mark Coddington. Main text last updated: May 11, 2011.
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