Funding Journalism

Open Society Foundations To Pull Out of Europe

With the foundation recognized as a major supporter of independent journalism, its decision is bad news for independent media in…

11 months ago

Big Tech Funding: A Band-Aid Solution for Journalism’s Struggles

New study exposes philanthrocapitalism's failure to effectively back journalism in the Global South.  In the fast-paced world of media innovation,…

12 months ago

Making Big Tech Pay For News: What Can We Learn From Spain?

Meta made headlines recently by saying it would drop Canadian news from both Instagram and Facebook after the Liberal Canadian…

1 year ago

The Rich Disruptor

For nearly two decades, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent more on media partnerships than almost any other…

6 years ago

Is Donor Funding Bad for Journalism?

Funding from donors in the media has grown significantly during the past decade or so. Journalists welcome the charity. But…

8 years ago

How to Neuter Critical Media in Eastern Europe: Buy Them an Ad

The integrity and independence of journalism is in dire straits in eastern Europe. The preferential distribution of state advertising has…

8 years ago

Reviving Greek Journalism With AthensLive

The pathetic state of Greek journalism is not a mystery to anyone anymore. The number of disgruntled readers looking for…

8 years ago

Latin American Digital Media Are Not so Digital

Latin America has seen unprecedented growth of digital journalistic enterprises in the past five years. But serious questions about their…

8 years ago

Analytics in the Newsroom: Just How Powerful Can They Become?

The use of data and analytics to track audience behavior is becoming increasingly more central in newsrooms around the world.…

8 years ago

The Moscow Times Changes: Trimming Costs and Fighting for Independence

With a new owner and now a new editor, the English-language paper The Moscow Times is being reformed from the…

9 years ago