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

Foundation-Funded News: The State of Research

Martin Scott

April 2, 2019

Blog

An overview of research into foundation-funded journalism.

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Humanitarian journalism research in the news

Martin Scott

February 20, 2019

Blog

A summary of recent news coverage of our humanitarian journalism research.

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Why are so many humanitarian crises under-reported?

Martin Scott

February 11, 2019

Blog

Article original published by Inter Press Service.

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What’s Wrong with Philanthro-Journalism?

Martin Scott

February 8, 2019

Blog

We discuss the unintended consequences of foundation funding of international news.

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Foundation funding and the boundaries of journalism (Article)

We show that foundation funding has a significant effect on how journalists understand, value and practice their work.

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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

Martin Scott

October 16, 2018

Blog

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In this report we present some of the findings of our four year research project into the state of humanitarian news.

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Foundation support for international news

Martin Scott

September 5, 2018

Blog

The key features of private foundation support for international non-profit journalism.

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‘Doing good’ and ‘looking good’ in global humanitarian reporting (Book chapter)

This chapter investigates how a private donor's motivation to 'look good' interacts with a news outlet's ability to 'do good'.

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Attitudes towards humanitarian news within the aid sector: Survey results

Martin Scott

May 1, 2018

Blog

How do those involved with or interested in the aid sector view media coverage of humanitarian issues globally?

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