We are a platform our readers visit to discover stories that matter. To discover stories from across the political spectrum, local stories, stories that hold power to account, that uncover wrongdoing, that empower the forgotten and the unheard.
There aren’t many places for people who disagree to speak to each other
Profit vs Purpose
Major news sites are driven by profit and not by the community
Algorithms on news sites and social are driving us into deeper bubbles where we don’t talk to each other
Media literacy is at an all-time low with most people not able to spot fake news and tricks from the mainstream media
We create spaces online and offline for multiple and diverse voices
Have you ever wished there was an easier way to hear perspectives from across the political spectrum? We’ve listened to your requests and we have the answer.
We were founded by over 500 people
In 2017 we raised over 50k in 50 days through a crowdfunding campaign to start Common Sense. Since then, we have tried to serve a growing community of over 20,0000
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