Foundation-Funded Journalism: The State of Research

Martin Scott

April 2, 2019

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An overview of research into foundation-funded journalism that lists the main publications, their methods and findings.

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Humanitarian journalism research in the news

Martin Scott

February 20, 2019

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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

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Article original published by Inter Press Service.

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What’s Wrong with Philanthro-Journalism?

Martin Scott

February 8, 2019

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Our research raises questions about unintended consequences when it comes to foundation funding of international coverage.

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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

Martin Scott

October 16, 2018

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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: Mapping the landscape

Martin Scott

September 5, 2018

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We describe the key features of the landscape of private foundation support for international non-profit journalism.

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Attitudes towards humanitarian news within the aid sector: Survey results

Martin Scott

May 1, 2018

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

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Who are the intermediaries for international news? Five key questions answered

Martin Scott

March 2, 2018

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This explainer answers five key questions about the role of intermediaries for international journalism.

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Combining humanitarian and solutions journalism: Q&A with BRIGHT Magazine’s founder

Tom Murphy

February 2, 2018

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By Tom Murphy (@viewfromthecave) A humanitarian-focused online magazine launched in late 2017 and may prove that there is a model for an independent news organization to thrive in a shrinking media landscape. Bright Magazine got its start as two news verticals for the blogging platform Medium. Founder Sarika Bansal helmed The Development Set, focused on […]

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Does the Daily Mail’s criticism of aid matter?

Martin Scott

January 26, 2018

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By Martin Scott (@martinscott2010). Originally published on: the Guardian. In the wake of the UK General election result, the assumption that British newspapers have a significant influence over their reader’s voting behaviours is being challenged. The results of a recent YouGov poll found that a majority (52%) of Sun readers didn’t vote last week and […]

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Twitter

Red Nose Day 2019: How Does It Work, And Why Is It Being Criticized? https://t.co/qk1gMx583N @MalakaGharib with a good overview for @NPRGoatsandSoda (Also, get her new book)

Thousands of comms scholars arrive in DC for #ica19, get this tornado warning and worry... is the local media really funded enough to perform this task?

Want to be Director of Research at the @BritishAcademy_? https://t.co/lI3z3leaFC #humanities #socialscience #scipol