Description:

An open source project to pioneer “community-powered reporting.” Spot.us merged with American Public Media's Public Insight Network (PIN), effective Dec. 1, 2011.

Begun:

2008

Website:http://spot.us/
Office Location:5160 Claremont Ave., #202 Oakland, CA
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization

Founder:

David Cohn

Executive Director:

David Cohn (executive editor)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

3

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

3

Annual operating budget:

$137,737

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes (“On our About page - we practice the TOA of journalism as well as abide by SPJ's code of ethics.”)

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

“Reporting that we've funded has won five to six awards by my count. All of them SPJ awards. They are awarded to our partnering organizations.”

Contact:

info@spot.us



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