Foundation-Funded News: The State of Research

Martin Scott

April 2, 2019

Blog

An overview of research into foundation-funded journalism.

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Humanitarian journalism research in the news

Martin Scott

February 20, 2019

Blog

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

Blog

Article original published by Inter Press Service.

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What’s Wrong with Philanthro-Journalism?

Martin Scott

February 8, 2019

Blog

We discuss the unintended consequences of foundation funding of international news.

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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.

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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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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

By Martin Scott, Kate Wright and Mel Bunce. In this report we present some of the findings of our four year, global research project into the state of humanitarian journalism around the world. We ask, Which news organisations regularly report on humanitarian affairs? How are they funded, and what ethical problems or professional dilemmas does […]

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Foundation support for international news

Martin Scott

September 5, 2018

Blog

The key features of private foundation support for international non-profit journalism.

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‘Doing good’ and ‘looking good’ in global humanitarian reporting (Book chapter)

This chapter investigates how a private donor's motivation to 'look good' interacts with a news outlet's ability to 'do good'.

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Attitudes towards humanitarian news within the aid sector: Survey results

Martin Scott

May 1, 2018

Blog

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

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Deductions over three months, instead of the planned two.

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