Blockchain journalism company Civil has just started selling its token, CVL, on Token Foundry. As I explained in a review earlier this year, Civil’s goal is to enable newsrooms to receive sponsorship directly from users via cryptocurrencies - including but not limited to CVL. It also hopes to tackle censorship and intellectual property issues using the blockchain.
The token sale got off to a slow start, at least by peak 2017 ICO standards...
John Keefe has instructions on how to buy the tokens, if you're interested:
Stable Genius Productions is one of about a dozen journalism companies to have partnered with Civil. Its main product so far is the ZigZag podcast, which has documented Civil's progress. One of the founders, Manoush Zomorodi, posted about the token sale today:
David Moore from investigative journalism website Sludge, another Civil partner, is excited about what the token sale might mean for him and other indie journalists: