Meet the Newsrooms running on Civil

A diverse marketplace for local, international, investigative and policy journalism

Local Journalism runs on Civil

The Colorado Sun logo

The Colorado Sun

Investigative, explanatory and narrative journalism for a state in the midst of a massive evolution. From former top editors/writers at the Denver Post.

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Block Club Chicago logo

Block Club Chicago

The only independent outlet delivering reliable, nonpartisan coverage of Chicago's diverse neighborhoods. From the team behind DNAinfo.

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The River logo

The River

A Hudson Valley-based news outlet connecting the region to the world. Offers in-depth coverage from a regional perspective on issues of national importance.

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FAQ NYC logo


A podcast about New York City, from three lifelong New Yorkers. A weekly dive beyond the headlines bringing you inside stories you think you know.

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ecoWURD logo


A multimedia environmental justice journalism initiative examining Philadelphia at the intersection of race, income & the environment.

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Investigative Journalism runs on Civil

Sludge logo


Sludge will investigate the shadowy ways that special interests captured America's political system, revealing hidden networks and conflicts of interest.

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Documented logo


Dedicated coverage on the day-to-day lives of immigrant New Yorkers and how they're impacted by the decisions of people in power.

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ZigZag logo


On a mission to help people navigate personal and global change. We test new ways to educate, entertain, and inspire through narrative.

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In-depth, collaborative reporting from around the world on social justice issues including human rights, climate change, global health and religion.

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Policy Journalism runs on Civil

Cannabis Wire logo

Cannabis Wire

Independent coverage of a multi-billion dollar industry. Investigative features on the complexities that come with legalization & deep-dive industry reporting.

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Hmm Daily logo

Hmm Daily

A place to say the things nobody else might say and to listen for the things we haven't heard yet. Led by former Gawker / The Awl editor Tom Scocca.

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The Small Bow logo

The Small Bow

Revealing the ignoble truths about addiction and recovery. An independent, editorially-minded voice.

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Color Farm Logo

The Blackness

A multimedia, long-form, investigative newsroom, focused on shining light on overlooked and untold human interest stories impacting communities of color.

coming in late 2018!

International Journalism runs on Civil

Popula logo


Like an alt-weekly. But alt-daily. And local to the world. Brought to you by leading voices from the New Yorker, LA Times, The Village Voice and others.

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Global Ground logo

Global Ground

Global Ground will challenge assumptions about international affairs. Local reporting on global issues that will give a new voice to affected populations.

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Unique intelligence and analysis behind the transformation of media in Asia and beyond

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A non-partisan voice covering Cuban affairs and related topics. The only independent newsroom inside Cuba.

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Deep-dive focus on issues across Latin America, including violence, drug trafficking and drug policy, as well as migration, poverty and inequality.

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