OpenNews

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We're helping a global network of developers, journalists, makers, and hackers collaborate on innovative code and new ideas. We believe a community of peers working, learning, and solving problems together can create the tools journalism needs to thrive on the open web.
TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQMountain View, US
Websiteopennews.org

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)2

OpenNews Office Locations

OpenNews has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
650 Castro St
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OpenNews Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1999

OpenNews total Funding

$5.1 m

OpenNews latest funding size

$4 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

OpenNews investors

OpenNews's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $4 m. In total, OpenNews has raised $5.1 m
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OpenNews Online and Social Media Presence

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OpenNews Blogs

SRCCON:LEAD: Reshape the ways journalism leadership operates

On November 19 & 20, we'll be back in Philly with 125 community members who want to shape the future of leadership in journalism.

Peer support for local journalists working on data stories

Journalists on smaller teams have the skills to tell important stories with data, but not always colleagues they can ask for help. We're launching an experimental program to connect them with community members who can offer feedback that gets more of those stories into the world.

What it takes to be in community

With ONA this week and the JOC Slack admins receiving the second ONA Community Award, it's a great chance to reflect on how we create community together.

Announcing SRCCON:PRODUCT, February 2020 in Philadelphia

Next year, we'll gather 150 product thinkers for the first conference by, for, and about product and news.

Celebrating and closing the Knight-Mozilla Fellowship

Over the course of five years, 33 incredible fellows joined newsrooms to work in the open on tools and projects to help journalism flourish. We're closing the program today.

More on the Director of Programs position

We've got answers to some of your questions about this new position with OpenNews.
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OpenNews Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was OpenNews founded?

    OpenNews was founded in 1999.

  • How many employees does OpenNews have?

    OpenNews has 2 employees.

  • Who are OpenNews competitors?

    Competitors of OpenNews include The Skimm, NPR and ReadWriteWeb.

  • Where is OpenNews headquarters?

    OpenNews headquarters is located at 650 Castro St, Mountain View.

  • Where are OpenNews offices?

    OpenNews has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does OpenNews have?

    OpenNews has 1 office.