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

By Mel Bunce (@meljbunce). News stories about international development and humanitarian crises are expensive to produce and frequently neglected by the mainstream media. This paper examines the private foundations that are stepping in to finance this news and their growing influence over journalism and international news content.

Available to download here.

Bunce, M. 2016. “Foundation Funding and International News: The Drive for Solutions and Impact.” Ethical Space. 13(2/3), pp. 6-15.

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