Sidewalk


Sidewalk
Well before it officially launched, this collection of city guides was criticized by pundits who worried that Microsoft would steal the ad revenue that local independent papers need to stay alive. Bill Gates assured newspaper publishers that Sidewalk doesn’t compete with their little newsprint tabloids. Or does it?

IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT MEDIA BIAS

We believe that journalism needs to stand for something right now. That the press is the enemy of secrecy and corruption. That reporting without a sense of right and wrong only helps liars and propagandists succeed. And that we're in this fight for the long haul.

So we're hoping to raise $30,000 in new monthly donations this fall. Read our argument for journalism that is fair and accurate and stands for something—and join us with a tax-deductible monthly donation (or make a one-time gift) if you agree.