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 should journalists at Voice of America do? (Blog)

Can journalistic independence be reconciled with a diplomatic role?

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Journalism and philanthropy during Covid-19 (Q&A)

Martin Scott

June 16, 2020

Blog

Journalism's economic crisis is now compounded by COVID-19, at a time when we need it even more.

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Why did Epstein fund non-profit news? (Blog)

Kate Wright

August 23, 2019

Blog

As more researchers resign from MIT Media Lab, we ask, 'when should journalists cut ties with a donor'?

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Overview of philanthro-journalism research

Martin Scott

April 2, 2019

Blog

An overview of the state of research into foundation-funded journalism highlighting best practice.

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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 humanitarian crises under-reported? (Blog)

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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REPORT: The state of humanitarian journalism

Martin Scott

October 16, 2018

Blog

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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

Martin Scott

September 5, 2018

Blog

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

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The UK 🇬🇧 remains committed to #defendmediafreedom globally and I welcome today’s Media Freedom Coalition statement: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/statement-by-media-freedom-coalition-on-situation-in-the-philippines. I pay tribute to Maria Ressa and journalists around the world who put their own freedoms at risk to uphold a key pillar of democracy.

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