Source | Quartz
In a four-day auction, the owner of an art gallery specializing in non-fungible tokens (NFTs) paid Quartz 1 Ethereum ($1,800) for the first-ever news article sold as an NFT. The proceeds of the sale will be contributed to the Lauren Brown Fellowship at the International Women’s Media Foundation, which supports women journalists from underrepresented backgrounds.
The buyer, who goes by zonted on the OpenSea NFT marketplace, lists dozens of NFT artworks in its gallery of the same name. The buyer who spent $69 million for an NFT artwork by the digital artist Beeple is also already in the business of acquiring NFTs to sell on at profit.