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Civil Blockchain Project for Journalism Cancels ICO after Failing to Hit Soft Cap Target

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Civil Blockchain Project for Journalism Cancels ICO after Failing to Hit Soft Cap Target

Civil, a media startup aiming to revolutionize journalism via distributed ledger technology (DLT), has announced the cancelation of its initial coin offering (ICO). This comes after the cryptocurrency-based fundraiser failed to generate the $8 million target, reported Fortune on October 16, 2018. Failure to Meet Soft Cap Target The media startup that focused on harnessing blockchain technology for journalism to…

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Civil ICO’s Eleventh Hour: A Gloomy Outlook Founder Reports

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Civil ICO’s Eleventh Hour: A Gloomy Outlook Founder Reports

In a Medium article published October 10, 2018, Civil Founder Matthew Iles discusses the current state of the Civil Token Sale in The Civil Token Sale’s Eleventh Hour. ICO Not Performing As Expected The Civil project looks to be the answer that journalism desperately needs in a digital age. The tokenized business model hopes to incentivize high quality and ethical…

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Forbes Announces Partnership with Civil to Publish Content on a Blockchain

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Forbes Announces Partnership with Civil to Publish Content on a Blockchain

Business media giant Forbes has partnered with Civil, a blockchain-based firm, with the intention of using a decentralized network to publish content, the company’s co-founder Matt Coolidge announced in a press release on October 9, 2018. Forbes Becomes the First Major News Organization That Embraced Civil Civil, an Ethereum-based platform that promises a comprehensive solution to create a decentralized marketplace…

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Wall Street Journal Creates “WSJCoin” to Educate the Crypto Curious

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Wall Street Journal Creates “WSJCoin” to Educate the Crypto Curious

On October 3, 2018, Steven Russolillo of The Wall Street Journal published a mini-documentary in which he created the “WSJCoin,” in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the inner workings of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He was so successful in fact that the cryptocurrency was shut down by the publication’s ethics manager after WSJCoin was pitched to investors….

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Re-establishing Integrity: TokenPost Launch a Blockchain-based Platform to Leverage the Media Industry

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Re-establishing Integrity: TokenPost Launch a Blockchain-based Platform to Leverage the Media Industry

Having successfully launched its PUBLISH protocol in September 2018, TokenPost, one of the top DLT and cryptocurrency based media outlets, is determined to outdo itself once again, this time with the help of “PUBLISH Alliance” – a non-profit decentralized platform, launched to connect media enterprises, academic bodies and tech start-ups to PUBLISH-related initiatives. The announcement was made on TokenPost’s official…

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Civil Media Partners with ZigZag to Explore Blockchain Technology and Motherhood

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Civil Media Partners with ZigZag to Explore Blockchain Technology and Motherhood

Manoush Zomorodi, a former host to the WNYC technology podcast “Note To Self” and Jen Poyant, the executive producer of the WNYC show, have recently teamed up to create a podcast called ZigZag. According to an article published by The New York Times on September 18, 2018, the purpose of ZigZag is to spread the word about blockchain technology, entrepreneurship,…

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Pioneering Blockchain in Journalism, Civil Media to Launch its Cryptocurrency CVL in August

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Pioneering Blockchain in Journalism, Civil Media to Launch its Cryptocurrency CVL in August

Civil, a blockchain-based decentralized platform launched to propagate an independent and credible form of journalism, announced on its official blog that their crypto token “CVL,” will be launched on August 13, 2018, for sale to the public. The blog also mentioned that the token sale will conclude by either August 27, 2018, or when the cryptocurrency touches its hard cap…

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Ethereum-Powered Civil Aims to Advance the Journalism Industry Using Blockchain

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Ethereum-Powered Civil Aims to Advance the Journalism Industry Using Blockchain

To understand this question, one must understand the current issues with journalism. The problems with journalism have never changed much. Governments, corporations, and powerful have controlled the world of journalism. The widespread lack of transparency, accountability, and in some instances, the use of censorship, or threats towards journalists to prevent their work from being published. It is indeed a dog-eat-dog…

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Civil Foundation Appoints Inaugural CEO, Vivian Schiller

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Civil Foundation Appoints Inaugural CEO, Vivian Schiller

Vivian Schiller, a former media executive at NBC News, NYTimes, has been appointed as the inaugural CEO of the Civil Foundation, an independent, third-party organization responsible for working with the community on the evolution of the Civil Constitution and Civil’s self-governance model. Responsible Journalism on the Blockchain The Civil Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that works with Civil, a decentralized…

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Can The Blockchain Be an Effective Countermeasure Against the Spread of Fake News?

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Can The Blockchain Be an Effective Countermeasure Against the Spread of Fake News?

The Blockchain is a new field of technology that can offer great reliability for the diffusion of information. The FinTech Industry is focusing on areas where highly reliable information is required. For instance, the Media is in serious need of reshaping the way it traces the accuracy and origin of information and news content. Blockchain technology might be the answer….

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