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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This article by @NothiasT in @journstudies on "HOW WESTERN JOURNALISTS ACTUALLY WRITE ABOUT AFRICA: Re-assessing the myth of representations of Africa" should be read by any and everyone studying Western journalism or media representations on Africa. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1262748

This is one of the best reflections I’ve read on working in UK higher education. What’s been lost and gained in the market transformation, and the intensity of this summer @LRB https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v42/n18/malcolm-gaskill/diary

In organizing my home office, I found an extra copy of my first book The Authoritarian Public Sphere.

If you RT this I'll put you in a random drawing that I'll do on Saturday. Winner gets the copy shipped to them for free wherever they happen to be on the planet.

On the book: