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Saturday, June 30 • 16:30 - 17:30
Nonprofitjournalismus III: Stakeholder-driven media: New ways to finance watchdog journalism (E)

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Worldwide, alternative funding models for investigative journalism are discussed. From whom can you take money - and how do you preserve your journalistic independence? What problems can arise when foundations such as billionaire George Soros's Open Society Foundations finance investigative research - especially in a country like Hungary? And what is the relationship of journalism to new actors, whom Mark Lee Hunter calls "stakeholder driven media" - a "stunning range of actors who control their own media and use those media to directly affect individuals, communities, organizations and societies." Should journalists even collaborate with Greenpeace or Transparency International?

Mark Lee Hunter, Luk Van Wassenhove, Maria Besiou: Power is Everywhere: How Stakeholder Driven Media Build the Future of Watchdog News

Anne Koch: How Journalists, NGOs Can - & Should – Collaborate

András Pethö: We Had Four Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns. Here Are 10 Tips for Your Newsroom (Global Investigative Journalism Network)


Future of Journalism

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Marta Orosz

Reporter, Correctiv
Marta Orosz works as a reporter for the Berlin-based investigative newsroom Correctiv.org and focuses on cross-border trade, pharma and handling of sexual harassment at the workplace. Also keeping an eye on right-wing populism and its impact on press freedom - especially in Hungary... Read More →

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Mark Lee Hunter

Story-based Inquiry
Mark is the only person to have won awards from Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc., the world’s leading organization in the field, for both his investigative reports and his research on journalism. He has also won the H.L. Mencken Free Press Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award... Read More →
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Andras Pethö

Co-Founder, Direkt36 Hungary
András Pethő is a co-founder and editor of Direkt36, a nonprofit investigative newsroom based in Budapest. Pethő spent much of his 16-year-long journalism career at Origo, once a leading online news site in Hungary. He also worked for the BBC World Service and was a visiting reporter... Read More →

Saturday June 30, 2018 16:30 - 17:30

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