The Humanitarian Journalism project is seeking to better understand how the news media report on humanitarian crises and what shapes their coverage.

What should journalists at Voice of America do? (Blog)

Can journalistic independence be reconciled with a diplomatic role?

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State-funding of international news (Article)

Kate Wright

June 17, 2020

Publication

How do journalists working for state-funded international news organizations legitimize their relationship to the governments which support them?

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Why did Epstein fund non-profit news? (Blog)

Kate Wright

August 23, 2019

Blog

As more researchers resign from MIT Media Lab, we ask, 'when should journalists cut ties with a donor'?

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Who’s reporting Africa now? NGOs, journalism and multimedia (Book)

What effects has NGOs' shift into news production had on journalism and NGO-work?

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Journalism, philanthropy and tainted donors (Article)

Kate Wright

January 9, 2018

Publication

The ethical dilemmas for journalists when donors are alleged to have been involved in unethical activities.

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NGOs as News Organisations (Book Chapter)

Kate Wright

September 14, 2017

Publication

By Kate Wright (@newsprof1) What does it mean to talk about NGOs as news organisations? Non-Governmental Organisations have long sought to shape news by providing research briefings, constructing newsworthy events or enabling journalists to access case studies. But in the past decade, scholars have highlighted the ways in which NGOs are changing organisationally to become […]

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Woohoo! Just seen that two of my former students @SuzieLoader and Marianne Holbook (is she on Twitter?), have won awards for Outstanding Achievement in their MScs @uoessps . This has *totally* made up for a day of correcting captions on lecture recordings. CONGRATULATIONS!!!