The Kyiv Post's former editorial team posing with posters to save the newspaper.
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The Kyiv Post Is Dead, Long Live the Kyiv Independent

The Kyiv Post was shut down by its owner, apparently following pressures from authorities. But its journalists do not seem to give up. On 8…

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Funding Journalism in Britain: Commercial Logic Beats Public Interest

Public funding is the most suited, if not sole, future for Britain’s public interest journalism. But both policymakers and commercial media seem to oppose it. A new report sheds light…

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Private Investors in Talks to Fund European Journalism

A group of unnamed private investors are discussing plans to support independent media, especially in Central and Eastern Europe. As a response to the deteriorating…

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Journalism After Covid: What Will Be Left of It?

Since the start of the pandemic crisis, in the U.S., “at least 21 local newspapers have merged, at least 1,400 newsroom staffers have been permanently…

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Funding Journalism in Israel: Secrecy and Political Influence

Unusual opacity is the most salient characteristic of the media system in Israel, where the involvement of political figures in media operation raises serious concerns….

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The Rich Disruptor

For nearly two decades, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent more on media partnerships than almost any other philanthropy. A growing number of…

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