Become a Bklyner Member!

Invest in our newsroom and help secure the future of local journalism in Brooklyn.

Everything you read on Bklyner is free – as it should be. We are a local news organization whose mission is rooted in our community and in the power of local media to make the neighborhood stronger. Over the years we’ve introduced you to new restaurants and shops, fought for streetlights and better public safety, and we’ve dug deeply into the complex issues around housing and the changing neighborhood, all while building a sustainable news business from the ground up.

By becoming a Member, you are supporting the in-depth, ongoing local news coverage and community discussion Brooklyn needs.  If you believe the work we do makes life in our community better, become a member that supports your local news site.

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Bklyner is a member-powered newsroom—we rely on financial contributions from readers like you who are invested in and care about their Brooklyn community. Our newsroom is constantly striving to listen, investigate and report—without fear or favor—so that you can live your best life in New York’s best borough.

Our vision: To be the borough’s most trusted, most read, and most respected daily news source. Today, we need your help more than ever to keep our newsroom strong. We can continue to produce quality journalism that serves the community—but only with your support. If you believe that a more informed Brooklyn is a better Brooklyn, become a member today.

Have questions? Email us at Liena@bklyner.com.

Member benefits

We have a few special member benefits we hope show how much we appreciate your support:

Informed, $35 to $99 level:

  • Behind Bklyner, an exclusive members-only newsletter

Engaged, $100 to $499 level:

  • Behind Bklyner, an exclusive members-only newsletter
  • Member- only giveaways, such as free tickets to cultural events and discounts at local restaurants
  • Bklyner Magazine (coming soon)
  • Early RSVP OR a plus-one to the Bklyner.mag launch party

Invested, $500+ level:

  • Behind Bklyner, an exclusive members-only newsletter
  • Member- only giveaways, such as free tickets to cultural events and discounts at local restaurants
  • Bklyner Magazine (coming soon)
  • Early RSVP OR a plus-one to the Bklyner.mag launch party
  • Opportunity promote your cause – on the site/mag

FAQs

Why should I become a member?

At Bklyner, we believe the healthiest business model for news is one in which readers and community members who value good reporting help pay for it. Membership revenue helps fund a professional staff of journalists who focus on investigative and explanatory reporting to help inform the community about issues of importance.

To become a member, click here.

What are the membership options?

Our membership program allows for support at several levels. Those options are listed above on this page.

How do I become a member?

You can become a member by clicking the “SUPPORT US” button at the top of our homepage or you can click on one of the buttons above.

I currently pay for my subscription every month. What happens now?

You will automatically become a founding member and your monthly payment will continue. Questions about your account? You can contact us at membership@bklyner.com.

How do I get a receipt for my membership?

When you contribute, our system will send a receipt to the email address you provide.

Is my membership tax deductible?

No, memberships contributions or gifts to Bklyner are not tax deductible.

How will BKLYNER handle the relationship between editorial and member interests?

Bklyner is an independent news organization. Our editorial integrity is of paramount importance. Our members have no influence over editorial content or the decisions that go into developing stories, photos or videos.

Instead of becoming a member online, can I write you a paper check?

Yes. Please make check payable to “Corner Media.” Mail checks to:

Corner Media/Bklyner
773 Coney Island Avenue, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Contact: Liena Zagare – Liena@bklyner.com.

We look forward to continuing to provide the best possible news coverage to Brooklyn. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with comments, questions, or suggestions!

Thank you for your continued interest and support,

Liena, Dina, Pam, Paul, Liliya, Kadia, and Zainab – your Bklyner Team