Pandora Times is an innovative News Platform for readers to vote on content they want funded.
Readers: donate to a crowdfunding pool from which articles with 100 votes or more get 300 HKD.
Journalists: Sign up, send your pitch to bryan.galvan(at)pandoratimes.com and we will edit them for you. Content commissioned by Pandora Times receives 500 HKD, and you’re eligible to receive 300 HKD more with 100 likes.
Trust in news media is in decline
Advertising is driving profit incentives in news media
Algorithms feed confirmation bias
Falling numbers of full time jobs in journalism
No significant interaction between readers and journalists
A news platform where readers can vote on content to:
BE ON THE FRONT PAGE and get more views
GET FUNDS from crowdsourced pool
SUGGEST CONTENT for writers to cover
Journalists can submit content to get:
EDITED For accuracy, readability
PUBLISHED Exposure to new users
FUNDS From votes gained