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Here's where the UK journalism funding landscape is headed (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #20)

European Journalism Centre | 15 Sep 2020

For such an internationally influential and entrepreneurial media environment, public interest journalism in the UK is in an extremely precarious state - and though the coronavirus pandemic brought of...

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Who’s funding public interest journalism in the Netherlands? (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #19)

European Journalism Centre | 31 Aug 2020

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the current state of public interest journalism and its funding in the Netherlands....

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How media funding in Spain and Portugal is changing (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #18)

European Journalism Centre | 18 Aug 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of Journalism Funders Confidential. Today we’re dipping a toe back in the waters of particular European countries, after a three-month detour in response to COVID-19....

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Where is European journalism funding headed? (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #17)

European Journalism Centre | 08 Jul 2020

The Journalism Funders Forum (JFF) was launched in a time - 2017 - that now seems like ancient history. The question back then was, simply, to fund, or not to fund journalism. We’re now in a period in...

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How funders respond to the lack of diversity in European media (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #15)

European Journalism Centre | 09 Jun 2020

What can philanthropy focused on journalism across Europe do to respond to the daily injustices, entrenched inequalities and structural exclusion and oppression forced into global public view by the m...

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How investigative journalism is reacting to the coronavirus (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #14)

European Journalism Centre | 26 May 2020

Even if you’re inclined to think positively about the long-term future of journalism post-COVID, there’s no denying the human and societal cost of the cataclysm facing journalism organisations and job...

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Latest news on European media philanthropy responses to COVID-19 (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #13)

European Journalism Centre | 12 May 2020

World Press Freedom Day was marked last week by a series of online events highlighting the extraordinary work journalists and news organisations continue to do in the face of the pandemic, amid the co...

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COVID-19 and its impact on European journalism funding (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #12)

European Journalism Centre | 28 Apr 2020

This is the first in a special series focused on journalism and funding during the COVID-19 crisis. Every two weeks we will bring you a round-up of the key developments and resources you need to know ...

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European media philanthropy responses to COVID-19 (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #11)

European Journalism Centre | 17 Apr 2020

Welcome to the latest Journalism Funders Confidential edition in our series dedicated to European media philanthropy responses to COVID-19. We’re keeping this week’s newsletter short and to the point ...

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How we are responding to the COVID-19 crisis (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #10)

European Journalism Centre | 03 Apr 2020

Many funders and investors in this community and beyond are asking us and each other how they can support the media to survive this crisis. We're going to divert resources at this unprecedented time t...

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Italy's media funding landscape (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #9)

European Journalism Centre | 17 Mar 2020

This month, we’re taking a closer look at the media funding landscape in Italy. We originally planned this month’s edition as a lead-in to the International Journalism Festival (IJF) in Perugia, but t...

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Greece and journalism funding in times of austerity (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #8)

European Journalism Centre | 12 Feb 2020

Much of the discourse around domestic and European philanthropy in Greece in the last decade has been meeting basic needs, and helping to hold together the fabric of society. While journalism in Greec...

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Media philanthropy in Germany on the rise (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #7)

European Journalism Centre | 15 Jan 2020

This month we’re looking at Germany, where 2019 was a significant year for public interest journalism and how it gets funded, and where 2020 promises bigger things still....

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How to fund investigative journalism (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #6)

European Journalism Centre | 08 Aug 2019

This time we’re taking a closer look at investigative journalism in the context of philanthropy. As with many other areas focused squarely on the public interest, investigative journalism (IJ) is syst...

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The power of networks (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #5)

European Journalism Centre | 01 Jul 2019

If you’re a philanthropic funder, and you’re curious about funding journalism, where do you go to find out what you can and should do? Whom do you ask?  ...

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Journalism, inequality and engagement (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #4)

European Journalism Centre | 06 May 2019

This month, we’re taking a closer look at the correlation between journalism and inequality....

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The blurring lines of journalism (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #3)

European Journalism Centre | 28 Mar 2019

In this month's edition, we’re looking at how boundaries in the journalism field are blurring and how different actors are taking advantage to try new things out....

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The rising tide of media capture (Journalism Funders Confidential, Issue #2)

European Journalism Centre | 13 Mar 2019

Welcome to the second edition of Journalism Funders Confidential, a monthly newsletter of the Journalism Funders Forum. This month, we’re taking a closer look at the worldwide phenomenon of media capt...

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Journalism Funders Confidential (Issue #1): The Gender-Media Relationship

European Journalism Centre | 12 Feb 2019

Welcome to the first Journalism Funders Confidential, a monthly newsletter of the Journalism Funders Forum co-authored by Sameer Padania, Director of Macroscope. For this first edition, we could think...

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Journalism Funders Confidential

Essential reads on European journalism funding and philanthropy, every month.