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Non-profit journalism

Non-profit journalism (abbreviated as NPJ, also known as a not-for-profit journalism or think tank journalism)[1][2][3] is the practice of grants to pay for operational expenses.

Non-profit journalism history

The recent emergence of non-profit journalism may lead some to believe that this is a new trend[4][5] in a struggling industry. However, journalism non-profits have been operating since the beginning of the newspaper age. In 1846,[6] five New York newspapers united[7] to share incoming reports from the Mexican-American War. That experiment in journalism became the Associated Press, which to this day is still a non-profit cooperative.[8]

Center for Public Integrity (CPI), founded in 1989 by Charles Lewis, a former producer for ABC News and CBS News. CPI's international arm, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), was founded in 1997. ICIJ works through a global network of 175 investigative reporters in more than 60 countries.

More recently, non-profit journalism organizations such as Investigative News Network. In April 2010 a London based not-for-profit initiative was launched under the name Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

See also

References

  1. ^ The Nonprofit Road
  2. ^ Nonprofit News
  3. ^ Think Tank Journalism: The Future of Investigative Reporting
  4. ^ New Nonprofit Looks to Increase Area Journalism
  5. ^ Non-profit journalism on the rise
  6. ^ Associated Press History
  7. ^ Associated Press Archives
  8. ^ The News Cooperative Takes Shape
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=qbIDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA33&dq=%22+the+chicago+reporter%22&ei=lvVxS9noHIfIywSA2cGkDg&client=firefox-a&cd=8#v=onepage&q=%22%20the%20chicago%20reporter%22&f=false
  11. ^ http://www.citylimits.org/blog/blog/223/city-limits-magazines-archive-now-all-di
  12. ^ Center for Investigative Reporting

External links

  • Center for Investigative Reporting website
  • Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity website
  • The Huffington Post website
  • Watchdog Wire website
  • Investigative News Network
  • New Internationalist website
  • New Internationalist Australia website
  • National Public Radio website
  • South East Europe Media Organisation
  • ProPublica website
  • Statehouse News Online website
  • Stateline.org website
  • Voice of OC website
  • Watchdog.org website
  • Illinois Watchdog website
  • Wisconsin Reporter website



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