Emily Goligoski

Membership Puzzle Project

Emily Goligoski (@Emgollie) is research director for the Membership Puzzle Project, a collaboration between the Dutch journalism platform De Correspondent and New York University. She previously worked as a user experience research lead in The New York Times newsroom and brought design research to Mozilla Foundation. Emily completed her Master’s in Learning, Design & Technology at Stanford, reported for Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ), and studied journalism at Northwestern. She is on the board of Youth Radio.

Emily is speaking at

October 7, 2018
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Amber (3rd Floor)


  • Emily Goligoski (Speaker) Membership Puzzle Project
  • Ross Settles (Speaker) Adjunct Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong
  • Reg Chua (Moderator) Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News
  • Bridget Gallagher (Speaker) Principal, Gallagher Group LLC
  • Malou Mangahas (Speaker) Executive Director, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Steven Gan (Speaker) Co-founder & Editor-in-chief, Malaysiakini
  • Govindraj Ethiraj (Speaker) Founder, IndiaSpend & BOOM (www.boomlive.in)


This morning’s workshop is for start-ups, nonprofits, and new media on the business practices and revenue models underlying successful investigative journalism enterprises. What are the keys to a successful investigative journalism organisation or start up? How can such organisations diversify revenue, especially in more difficult areas of the world? What innovative practices will provide a strong base and financial structure to do important investigative journalism? Three global experts and five investigative journalism organisations from across Asia will join forces to share best practices and ideas.

Part One will focus on three essential sources of revenue: fundraising, audience engagement & revenue, and commercial income. 

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