Why did Epstein fund non-profit media?

Kate Wright

August 23, 2019

Blog

Journalists working for non-profits tend to only think about ethics in terms of preventing donors from influencing their content and don't consider the circumstances in which they might 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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Foundation-funded Journalism, Philanthro-capitalism and Tainted Donors (Article)

Kate Wright

January 9, 2018

Publication

This article considers the ethical dilemmas for journalists when their 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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