A month after the journalistic website The Correspondent reported that the English version of their site (The Correspondent bank) not from New York but from Amsterdam is led, the company has to do this, apologized. Investors from the English-language website felt misled and expressed their confidence in The Correspondent to be lost.
In a comment that the media Tuesday to share on Twitter, says The Correspondent of this to fully understand it. So, they say that they the location of their new editorial in the course of time changed, but this is hardly communicated with their investors.
“These are gross errors for a website that confidence is high in the agenda”, reports The Correspondent in the statement. “We offer our unconditional apologies. We strive to make this better in the future.” Also, they say that investors their money back, if they wish.
The Correspondent says the confidence of their investors and members back to wanting to win, what they want to achieve by more information to share with them. So will the journalistic website to provide transparency in the area of their finances, and will be told where the 2.6 million dollar (2.3 million euro) is invested before it is spent.
The members of The Correspondent will this information be sent by e-mail and also will be the medium this share via Twitter.
In one month’s time was 2.5 million dollars picked up
Through crowd-funding was at the end of last year, in a month, 2.5 million dollar (over 2.2 million) will be retrieved. More than 42,000 people from more than 130 countries spent the money for the English website, on september 30 launched.
The decision of The Correspondent to the office in New York to paintings caused a lot of criticism from the American media. Many have the idea that gives them a false picture is presented.
We screwed up:
AvatarAuteurThe_CorresMoment of plaatsen16:09 – april 30, 2019
The Correspondent closes office USA, is lead from Amsterdam