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

Philanthropy and journalism in the Global South (Video)

Mel Bunce

July 6, 2020

Blog

This video of an ICA by Dr Mel Bunce presentation is based on our article ‘Foundation Funding and the Boundaries of Journalism’.

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What is humanitarian journalism? (Book chapter)

Mel Bunce

March 27, 2019

Publication

In this chapter, we define humanitarian journalism and give an overview of previous research on this subject.

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Slack, virtual newsrooms and journalistic practice (Article)

Mel Bunce

January 10, 2018

Publication

This article discusses a year-long study of a digital news outlet, whose journalists collaborate, almost exclusively, via Slack.

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Foundation funding of international news: The drive for solutions and impact (Article)

This paper examines the private foundations stepping in to finance journalism and questions their growing influence.

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24/24 He told me that he'd decided to join the army because jobs in the university sector were too insecure and the stress involved in grant applications etc. were too great. He literally decided to fight the Taliban because it was less stressful than being an academic. True tale

So much fun, and great discussion with the @RSJnow and @CityUniLondon students who took part. Special shout out to student leaders Olivia and @aishahxashraf. Looking forward to more collaborations in the future @meljbunce https://twitter.com/RyersonFCAD/status/1367113046662017028

Ryerson FCAD@RyersonFCAD

Misinformation/Disinformation, What can journalists do?
1st-year @RSJnow students joined int’l journalism peers from @CityUniLondon in a 1 hour global dialogue to discuss news distribution, sourcing & more.

Special thank you to @NicoleBlanchett, @aishahxashraf and @SKamran33!

Online book launch 🖥️📖

Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception
By @AndrewWNeal of @EdinburghPIR

This Friday 5 March, 4pm - 6pm.

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https://security-as-politics.eventbrite.co.uk

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