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Funding journalism through donations

Funding journalism through donations
 
Newspapers in France and all over the world, seeing advertising revenu dwindle, look to other funding sources AFP/Jacques Demarthon

What role can philanthropy have in journalism? Are donors ready to fund something that has no concrete “result”? Can journalists trust that donors will not ask for anything in return for their support?

In this week’s international media, RFI’s Sarah Elzas looks at the world of philanthropic journalism funding, which has been successful in the United States and is starting to take hold in Europe.

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