In our mission to speak truth to power, your financial support allows us to produce more stories, increase the rates we pay our tireless journalists, and continue to cover the uncovered.
In the year ahead, we have some ambitious plans like building out a local reporting network, continuing to expand our long-form journalism, and launching our podcast. With your help, we’ll do all of it and more!
What you get as a member
A voice — We give voice to issues and ideas that are generally not heard in the mainstream media. And we want to hear from you! You’ll be able to share ideas, ask questions, and tell us what’s happening in your part of the world directly with our editors.
Transparency — You’ll know exactly what stories and projects your money funded via regular updates on the site and our member quarterly report.
Swag & discounts — When you join at the yearly $74.99 prime level you’ll receive a Facts Matter notebook and pencils; the $49.99 yearly members get a Facts Matter tote; our monthly $4.99 members will receive a Facts Matter mug. And anyone who makes a one-time donation of $150 or more will receive the entire Facts Matter merchandise collection. All members, regardless of level, will receive 4 DAME buttons from our collection, plus a coupon good for 10% off DAME merchandise.
Over the last year, readers like you have helped fund:
In-depth stories like Maya Francis’ deep dive on who the Democrats really are today and why the party continues to ignore the people of color who increasingly make up its base.
Series like Amy Westervelt’s five-part look at what’s changed in media over the past few decades, and how those changes have impacted our political landscape.
New columns like Fiona Landers’ hilarious “That’s What She Said” because let’s face it, we need some laughs these days more than ever.