WordPress parent Automattic, Google, Lenfest, Civil funder ConsenSys, and Knight announced Newspack, a next-generation publishing platform for news organisations targeted specifically to smaller, local news publishers that have struggled with traffic and revenue and don’t have lots of technology resources.
“Today we’re excited to announce funding for a new platform,
Mark Armstrong, WordPress.com
Over the past 15 years, WordPress has grown to become the world’s most popular publishing platform — and it’s especially true for news organizations. WordPress powers some of the most trusted names in journalism including Time.com, CNN, The New York Times, Forbes, and Reuters. This initiative is bringing some of the large media t