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.

Related Posts

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Popular Articles

Twitter

Disinformation isn’t simply false information. Instead it builds false narratives by layering true & false, selecting/omitting info, *misleading* for strategic intent. And it often works specifically by creating doubt—in this case, doubt in our investigative/legal institutions. https://twitter.com/KenDilanianNBC/status/1204449896478236674

Ken Dilanian@KenDilanianNBC

In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Pete Williams, Barr dismissed the findings of the Justice Department’s inspector general that there was no evidence of political bias in the launching of the Russia probe, saying that his hand-picked prosecutor will have the last word.

Looking forward to when foreign media discover that New Zealand’s largest city is built on top of a whole field of volcanos which has erupted more than 50 times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/10/world/asia/new-zealand-volcano.html