May 13, 2009

Links tracking the transformation of philanthropy in journalism

Archived Stories:

Searching for the Future of Civic Journalism
Experiments Blossom, But Solutions Are Elusive
Hewlett Foundation, Jul. / Aug. 2010

Opening up journalism’s boundaries to bring change back in: How Knight and its News Challenge have evolved
Seth C. Lewis, Nieman Journalism Lab, Jun. 28, 2010

Non-profits can’t possibly save the news
Alan Mutter, Reflections of a Newsosaur, Mar. 30, 2010

2009: A year for philanthropy-driven news
David Westphal, Communication Leadership Blog, Dec. 15, 2009

Can Wealthy Patrons Save Dying Industry?
David Knowles, AOL News, Philanthropy Project, Sep. 29, 2009

One Newspaper, Many Checkbooks
Clark Hoyt, New York Times, Jul. 18, 2009

New York Times Considers Foundation Funding for News
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jul. 17, 2009

Deja Vu Not: Washington Post, Kaiser in Promising New Venture
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jul. 8, 2009

CCLP Report Details Growing Philanthropic Support for Journalism
Geoffrey Baum, Communication Leadership Blog, Jul. 3, 2009
(See also: Philanthropic Foundations: Growing Funders of the News
David Westphal, Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, Jul. 2009)

The Pocantico Declaration: Creating a Nonprofit Investigative News Network
Building an Investigative News Network Conference, Jul. 1, 2009
(See also: Center Joins New Nonprofit Investigative News Network
Center for Public Integrity, Jul. 2, 2009)

Getting It for Free: When Foundations Provide the News on Health
Maralee Schwartz, Shorenstein Center, Jun. 2009

Group Explores National Investigative Reporting Network
David Westphal, NewsPay, Jun. 29, 2009

Will Philanthropy And Media Team Up To Create An Investigative-News Network?
David Kaplan, paidContent, Jun. 25, 2009

New Media Makers Toolkit
J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism,
Knight Citizen News Network, June 2, 2009
(See also: Funding Database and Report)

Can This Man Save The News Business?
Knight Foundation Head Alberto Ibarguen is bankrolling dozens of experiments to save the news business. Can he rescue newspapers?
Dirk Smillie, Forbes, June 2, 2009

Kaiser Family Foundation Launches New Non-Profit Health Policy News Service
Kaiser Family Foundation, June 1, 2009

Who Pays for the News?
Media Business Models and the Role of Philanthropy
New America Foundation, May 13, 2009

Huffington Post to Start Investigative Journalism Venture
Will Sullivan, E-Media Tidbits, Poynter, Mar. 30, 2009

The relationship between foundations and journalism: The view from the other side
Joshua Benton, Nieman Journalism Lab, Mar. 23, 2009

All the News That’s Fit to Finance
Charles Lewis and Bruce Sievers,, Mar. 12, 2009

It’s Time for Newspapers to Become Nonprofit Organizations
Vince Stehle, The Chronicle of Philanthropy/GFEM, Mar. 12, 2009

L3Cs a “Low-Profit” Business Model for News
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Mar. 2, 2009

Philanthropy to the Rescue for Newspapers in Trouble?
Rick Edmonds, The Biz Blog, Poynter, Feb. 24, 2009

Alms for the Press?
Jack Shafer, Slate, Feb. 3, 2009

Aiding tomorrow’s Journalists Today
David Scharfenberg, The Boston Globe, Feb. 2, 2009

Endowing every U.S. newspaper: $114 billion. Innovation: Priceless.
Zachary M. Seward, Nieman Journalism Lab, Jan. 30, 2009

Nonprofit Newspapers
Steve Coll, Think Tank: Online Only: The New Yorker, Jan. 28, 2009

Non-profit Endowments as a Future for News
Bill Mitchell, NewsPay, Poynter, Jan. 28, 2009

News You Can Endow
By David Swensen and Michael Schmidt, The New York Times, Jan. 27, 2009

Self-Made Philanthropists
Joe Nocera, The New York Times, Mar. 9, 2008

Can the Knight Legacy Lead to Sustainability?
David Sasaki, MediaShift, Mar. 5, 2008

Nonprofit News
Carol Guensburg, AJR, Feb./Mar. 2008

Nonprofit News Hounds: Philanthropists pay to start journalism ventures
Suzanne Perry, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Nov. 1, 2007

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