Building the future of public interest media,
Reference is a self-organised network of independent European news publishers.
We support each other to address non-editorial organisational and business challenges, and advocate collectively for the wellbeing and financial sustainability of independent, public interest media.
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LATEST FROM REFERENCE
- The Reference Circle Spring 2023 meet-up: building our capacity to work togetherEarlier this month, 24 leaders of independent media organisations from across Europe gathered in Belgium to work on solving shared challenges together. At this Reference Circle meet-up at Dataharvest, one … Read more
- From Value to Revenue: lighting the path to sustainability for independent mediaAnnouncing our new project to support European public-interest media to become financially sustainable through better monetising the value they provide to society.
- Voices of independent media from the 2023 International Journalism FestivalA few weeks ago, members of Reference went to speak, listen, learn and be inspired at the 17th International Journalism Festival in Perugia. Here we’ve collected some reflections on our … Read more