The Center for Media at Risk at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication has received a grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to bolster its mission of addressing the increased intimidation of media practitioners.
“We are honored and grateful once again to be among the grantees funded by Craig Newmark. His efforts to sustain and advance free and critical media practice have been far ahead of the curve, and, as political intimidation of media practitioners increases worldwide, we applaud the opportunity he has given to help offset its intensification.”-Professor Barbie Zelizer, Director of the Center for Media at Risk
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Craig Newmark Philanthropies was created by craigslist founder Craig Newmark to support and connect people and drive broad civic engagement. The organization works to advance people and grassroots organizations that are getting stuff done in areas that include trustworthy journalism, voter protection, gender diversity in technology, and veterans and military families. For more information, please visit: CraigNewmarkPhilanthropies.org.