We need to own the news, here’s how.. CrowdFunding

CFB News Wire. How would the companies be run afterwards?
The aim would be to change very little in how the companies are run, other than instead of the editors being answerable to Rupert Murdoch and a News Corp executive, they would be answerable to a board of directors elected by the shareholders. We propose a normal company structure with a few alterations.

newspaper2 1-b62d0c597e
• 1% ownership cap – There would be a 1% cap on ownership for any individual or entity to ensure no one gains control.
• Contested board of director elections – There would be an open process to nominate members to the board of directors and the Chairman would be required to ensure that elections were contested. This would ensure that shareholders feel engaged with the management of the
• Direct engagemessues to be investigated and voting on a charter of principles to guide the management of the newspaper.  How would you sell of buy sharent – In addition to voting on the board we also propose a number of ways for direct engagement such as shareholders voting on is afterwards?  There are a number of options for creating a secondary market after the acquisition to allow people to buy and sell shares. An existing platform for trading shares in private companies could be used,
or a bespoke platform could be built.  Example bespoke platform – One option for a bespoke platform would be a set window of annual  trading. After the annual financial statements are published a number of third parties would publish reports estimating the valuation. There would then be 7 successive rounds where individuals can tender to buy or sell shares at a certain valuation. After each round you are told the clearing price of the round and whether your order was matched. Tenders are binding and can only be improved in subsequent rounds to avoid individuals gaming the process. This allows people to sell their shares
without the short term pressures and costs created with daily trading on the stock market. And it concentrates liquidity into a set period to allow people to trade in what will be a small company versus most listed companies .5 Why would News Corp sell?
• News Corp considered selling the UK newspapers before

Lets Own The News Proposal

Tags: , , , , ,


This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news [...]

NPRAfter Outcry, Crowdfunding Site Patreon Backs Off Plan To Raise ...NPRThe popular crowdfunding service Patreon has backed off plans to change its payment structure, after widespread, vocal and passionate opposition from creators and their fans. Last week, the site announced it woul [...]

ForbesCrowdfunding Do's And Dont's From iFundWomen's Karen CahnForbesDuring our conversation, she was transparent in sharing that her first software company, VProud, failed because she “did everything backwards” and spent too much time trying to perfect the product. “Pe [...]

TechCrunchHow hate speech crowdfunding outfit Hatreon crept back online ...TechCrunchIf you want to make a living creating white supremacist content, you're probably not going to do it via sites like Kickstarter and Patreon, which prohibit hate speech. Fortunately there's Ha [...]

Aberdeen Evening ExpressFierce Beer smash crowdfunding target in bid to open first bar in AberdeenAberdeen Evening ExpressAn Aberdeen brewery has hailed the “incredible” response to a crowdfunding campaign after it smashed the original £60,000 target in just 24 hours. The Evening Expr [...]

EntrepreneurWhy Some Small Business Owners Are Turning to Crowdfunding to Save Their CompanyEntrepreneurMany owners of beloved local businesses, especially in pricier cities, have been forced to swallow their pride and appeal to their customers in times of crisis -- a process streamli [...]

Japan TodayZoo starts crowdfunding campaign to protect endangered birdJapan TodayA Toyama zoo has launched a crowdfunding campaign to collect funds to protect an endangered Japanese bird designated as one the nation's special natural treasures. To supplement funding from the stat [...]

Crowdfunding For French CastlesNPRYou too can own a French chateau, in part, anyway. Romain Delaume, CEO of Dartagnans, tells NPR's Scott Simon about a crowdfunding effort underway to preserve La Mothe-Chandeniers. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: What if I told you that for about $60, you cou [...]

Born2InvestHere are the latest updates on the crowdfunding industryBorn2InvestWhen pressed for the reason behind the move, the company pointed to their charter which states that Kickstarter is committed to the arts and creative projects. Another provision in the charter shows that the [...]

TechCrunchFormer Gawker employees are crowdfunding an effort to buy Gawker.comTechCrunchWhile Univision acquired most of Gawker Media's sites last year (and renamed them as the Gizmodo Media Group), the deal didn't include Gawker itself. In fact, BuzzFeed reported last month [...]

CFB Finance


  • Crowdfunding
  • Crowdfund
  • Peer to Peer Lending
  • FinTech
  • Reg A+
  • Reg CF
  • Crowdfunding USA

Press Release

Live Crowdfunding .tv

What's Next Step in Regulation A+ JOBS ACTS Title IIII :L Interview : Steve Cinelli with Brian Korn Securities and Crowdfunding/Peer-to-Peer Lending Lawyer, Watch more video library | Conference | Interview | Campaign Showcase | Research | Education |