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Get a well-rounded view of news from multiple sources. Find opposing perspectives, avoid fake news and pop your news bubble.
Get a well-rounded view of news from multiple sources. Find opposing perspectives, avoid fake news and pop your news bubble.
Get a well-rounded view of news from multiple sources. Find opposing perspectives, avoid fake news and pop your news bubble.
314 backers pledged £15,627 to help bring this project to life.

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Nupinion: The Smart News Toolbox For Digital Citizens

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Democracy needs informed and critical citizens.

Take the hassle out of staying informed and get a well-rounded view with Nupinion. See different news sources on any topic side by side. Filter news by outlet, country or political slant. Find out who is involved. Get opposing perspectives, avoid fake news and pop your news bubble.

Help us make Nupinion free to use, impartial and ad-free.

Want To Try It Out?

A picture's worth a thousand words but a prototype's worth a thousand pictures. Take Nupinion Beta for a spin. Remember, its sources and features are very limited. The real Nupinion will be way more powerful. Think typewriter compared to quantum computer.

The Challenge

Help anyone understand the news.

  • 24 hour news cycle chaos got you down?
  • Overwhelmed with information?
  • Sick of alternative facts and fake news?
  • Looking to burst your social media echo chamber?

Take the pain out of diversifying your news sources and stop sticking your head in the digital sand. Turn the confusing flood of news into a steady stream of insights with Nupinion. Easily find important information, challenge your ideas, burst your news bubble and get the full story. For free. With no ads.

Imagine you're trying to learn more about a news story. Think of the news you're looking for as a tasty piece of fish swimming in the vast ocean of information out there.

How You Find More Information Now

If you're Googling search terms to find news articles, you're a lone fisher casting a line again and again over a huge range of dubious information. You don't quite know where to look. Chances are you'll never find that delicious piece of fish you really want.

How You Find More Information With Nupinion

If you're using Nupinion, you're the captain of a fishing fleet. Point in a direction and your fleet will trawl the ocean for fish. Then your crew organises all the fish and serves you the finest salmon sashimi in seconds.

So how does it actually work?

The Solution

Transform the ocean of news into useful information.

Actually Understand News Coverage

Explore the key topics in a story. Get a left-wing, center, and right-wing opinion. Learn which outlets and countries are publishing the most.

Different Opinions On The News Topic
Different Opinions On The News Topic

 

Find Information That Matters Fast

Cut through the noise to find relevant information. Filter articles by country, outlet and political slant. Find out the people and places mentioned most. Who's tweeting what. What videos are out there and more.

Filter News By Country, Outlet Or Political Slant
Filter News By Country, Outlet Or Political Slant

 

Burst Your Social Media News Bubble

Your bubble might be cosy. But it's not helping you understand the world. Nupinion is the anti-personalisation news algorithm. We don't restrict the news you see to the sources you like. Why? Because it's important to challenge your ideas and recognise what's out there.

The Rewards

Funny news merch with a message.

We think Nupinion should be free for everyone. You can choose a reward option that ensures 100% of your contribution goes directly towards Nupinion. But we wanted to give you another reason to become part of our journey. We're pretty excited about what we came up with.

Check out our mix of funny news-related stickers, canvas tote bags, t-shirts and hoodies. Grab some awesome Nupinion merchandise for yourself or a friend while it lasts. Show your support for news literacy and get some smiles while you're at it. Available nowhere else but Kickstarter. 

News-Themed Vinyl Stickers
News-Themed Vinyl Stickers

 

Make News Great Again Canvas Tote Bag
Make News Great Again Canvas Tote Bag

 

The Less You Know Canvas Tote Bag
The Less You Know Canvas Tote Bag

 

You're Fake News Canvas Tote Bag
You're Fake News Canvas Tote Bag

 

Alternative Fact Definition T-Shirt
Alternative Fact Definition T-Shirt

 

Fake News Is For You T-Shirt
Fake News Is For You T-Shirt

 

Fake News Definition T-Shirt
Fake News Definition T-Shirt

 

 

Spice Up Your Life Parody T-Shirt
Spice Up Your Life Parody T-Shirt

 

News Junkie Definition T-Shirt
News Junkie Definition T-Shirt

  

Journalism Governs Forever Lightweight Hoodie
Journalism Governs Forever Lightweight Hoodie

 

The Less You Know Lightweight Hoodie
The Less You Know Lightweight Hoodie

Why We Need You

Information ain't actually free.

Imagine our excitement the day we started connecting sources to Nupinion. A new way to explore news! Imagine our disappointment when we realised the cost. The more people use it the more expensive it becomes. That's why we need you. We even drew you two complex graphs to explain why.

Complex Graphs Of Costs
Complex Graphs Of Costs

Our funding goal is the bare minimum. The more we get, the better we can make Nupinion! Your support will fund the following in order:

  • Sending merchandise to you - rewards
  • Making Nupinion accessible to everyone for free - servers
  • Increasing the number of news sources connected - servers
  • Improving features and bug testing - development

Who We Are

Three news junkies turned friends.

We met several years ago at the University of Oxford. We studied very different things: international relations, statistical genetics, and computational biology. We certainly didn't cross paths in our departments but we forged a bond out of a common desire. To build a better way to explore and engage with news.

Since then, we've been working in our own fields to support ourselves. We collaborate on Nupinion in our own time. Your support will help us improve our servers and might even let us develop this full time. We believe our combined skills and experience put us in a great position to build smarter news tools for digital citizens everywhere.

Benjamin Gibert | Denise Xifara | Konrad Krawczyk
Benjamin Gibert | Denise Xifara | Konrad Krawczyk

 

Risks and challenges

We have a working version of Nupinion Beta. Many of the biggest challenges about what information to get and how to show it are behind us. Collecting more sources and developing better search functionality is a challenge we can address as soon as we can improve our servers. We are well qualified to achieve this.

Our rewards are being manufactured by a third party with a great reputation. We already have the merchandise designed and ready to print. We don't foresee any delays as a result of inventory or fulfilment issues with the supplier. Just in case, we have three different backup suppliers ready to go.

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    Pledge £5 or more About $6

    Breaking News Hero Recognition

    Thanks for supporting news literacy! Your name will be proudly shown on the News Hero page of Nupinion's website.

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    Headline News Hero Recognition

    Your generosity deserves a headline! Your name will be proudly shown in large headline font at the top of the News Hero page of Nupinion's website. The more you pledge, the larger your name.

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    Pledge £12 or more About $15

    Nupinion News Sticker - Earlybird Deal

    Support news literacy with one of our limited edition 'News-Themed Vinyl Stickers'. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £10 ($12) to your pledge for each additional sticker you want. You can mix and match designs too. We will contact you to select your choices after our campaign.

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    Nupinion News Sticker

    Support news literacy with one of our limited edition 'News-Themed Vinyl Stickers'. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £10 ($12) to your pledge for each additional sticker you want. You can mix and match designs too. We will contact you to select your choices after our campaign.

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    Nupinion Tote Bag - Earlybird Deal

    Support news literacy with one of our limited edition tote bags. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £18 ($20) to your pledge for each additional tote you want. You can mix and match designs too. We will contact you to select your choices after our campaign.

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    Nupinion Tote Bag

    Support news literacy with one of our limited edition tote bags. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £18 ($20) to your pledge for each additional tote you want. You can mix and match designs too. We will contact you to select your choices after our campaign.

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    Nupinion T-Shirt - Earlybird Deal

    Support news literacy with a limited edition Nupinion T-Shirt. Our 100% ring-spun cotton premium short sleeve tees are available in normal or slim fit styles at S, M and L sizes. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £30 ($35) to your pledge for each additional t-shirt you want. You can mix and match designs too! We will contact you to select your design and size after our campaign.

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    Nupinion T-Shirt

    Support news literacy with a limited edition Nupinion T-Shirt. Our 100% ring-spun cotton premium short sleeve tees are available in normal or slim fit styles at S, M and L sizes. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £30 ($35) to your pledge for each additional t-shirt you want. You can mix and match designs too! We will contact you to select your design and size after our campaign.

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    Nupinion Hoodie - Earlbird Deal

    Support news literacy with a limited edition Nupinion Hoodie. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £50 ($60) to your pledge for each additional hoodie you want. You can mix and match designs too! We will contact you to select your design and size after our campaign.

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    Nupinion Hoodie

    Support news literacy with a limited edition Nupinion Hoodie. Your name will also be added to the Breaking News Hero page of Nupinion's website. Want more than one? Get a deal by adding £50 ($60) to your pledge for each additional hoodie you want. You can mix and match designs too! We will contact you to select your design and size after our campaign.

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    Managing Editor Combo Deal - Earlybird

    You get a Nupinion Hoodie, T-shirt, Tote bag and sticker of your choice at over 30% off the combined Kickstarter price. Your name will also be added to the Headline News Hero page of Nupinion's website. We will contact you after the Kickstarter campaign so you can choose your designs and sizes.

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    Managing Editor Combo Deal

    You get a Nupinion Hoodie, T-shirt, Tote bag and sticker of your choice at nearly 15% off the combined Kickstarter price. Your name will also be added to the Headline News Hero page of Nupinion's website. We will contact you after the Kickstarter campaign so you can choose your designs and sizes.

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    Editor in Chief Combo Deal

    Big savings for big supporters! You get a Nupinion Hoodie, 4 T-shirts, 2 Tote bags and 4 stickers of your choice at over 40% off the combined Kickstarter price. Your name will also be added to the Headline News Hero page of Nupinion's website. We will contact you after the Kickstarter campaign so you can choose your designs and sizes.

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    Publisher Ultra Deal - Signed & Skyped

    For the ultimate in news literacy supporters! You get everything in the Editor in Chief Combo deal and more. You get a personal letter of thanks from all three co-founders. A behind the scenes look at what we're developing and a Skype conference Q&A session with the founders.

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