Report: Nonprofit newsrooms need to be open about their fundraising practices

Wisconsinwatch.org
A report released by three journalism centers says nonprofit investigative journalism outlets must be transparent about who is funding them, establish guidelines for handling conflicts of interest and communicate with potential supporters to maintain public confidence in these emerging experiments in journalism. The report will be discussed at a University of Wisconsin journalism ethics conference on Friday.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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