CoinDesk adheres to the highest journalistic standards and enforces a strict set of editorial policies. It is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), an investment firm that focuses on cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.
As part of their compensation, certain CoinDesk employees, including editorial staff, may be granted exposure to DCG equity in the form of stock appreciation rights (SARs), which vest over a multi-year period. However, CoinDesk journalists are not permitted to directly purchase DCG stock.
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These updates align with CoinDesk’s mission to provide accurate and trustworthy information while maintaining the highest standards of journalism. By holding itself accountable through strict editorial policies and implementing these changes to its privacy practices, CoinDesk aims to be a reliable source of information in the cryptocurrency and digital asset space.
CoinDesk’s association with DCG through its subsidiary status allows it to leverage the expertise and resources of a leading investment firm in the cryptocurrency industry. This affiliation enhances CoinDesk’s ability to provide comprehensive and insightful coverage of the rapidly evolving crypto landscape.