Patreon is paying more than $1 million per month to musicians, YouTube creators and other creatives. The payments are coming from 125,000 patrons who have pledged to support their favorite artists monthly. "The sum of these ongoing pledges constitutes sustainable, reliable salaries for professional creators around the world," the startup wrote in a blog post. "It confirms a massive cultural shift that we all felt but had trouble describing. It’s a restless movement, developing simultaneously right now in arts communities around the world: The public is demanding to pay creators," the company wrote. "As the cost of consuming digital media...

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