Resources about charitable, non-profit or public benefit journalism.
Jul 2022: Our Chair George Brock’s written evidence, ahead of an appearance at the DCMS Select Committee inquiry into sustainability of local journalism (the video of which is on our home page). A follow up note was also submitted into evidence following his appearance regarding steps the government can now take to support the sustainability of local news in the UK.
Nov 2020: The All-Party Parliamentary Media Group held a public panel discussion, sponsored by NewsNow.co.uk, on Regulating and Funding Public Interest News in a World of Fake News, featuring CJP trustee Rachel Oldroyd.
May 2020: The CJP’s (then PBJRC) submission to the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee’s Inquiry into the Future of Journalism. (See also related submissions from Lawrence Simanowitz of Bates Wells Braithwaite and The Transparency Project, and see all written evidence here.)
2018: A guide for philanthropic funders interested in journalism and media, commissioned by the Ariadne Network of Funders for Human Rights and Social Change and the Transparency and Accountability Initiative in response to increased interest among their member funders in supporting journalism, and written by Sameer Padania of Macroscope London.
2017: An analysis of the philanthropic funding environment for journalism in the UK, commissioned by the European Journalism Centre’s Journalism Funders Forum, and written by Professors Cathy Pharaoh and Jenny Harrow of CGAP, Cass Business School, City University. (Here’s a read-out of the meeting this accompanied by EJC Director Adam Thomas.)
(And if you’re in the journalism field, and wondering about charitable status, we’d love to hear from you.)