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 to be among the grantees funded by Craig Newmark. He is doing so much to help sustain and advance free and critical media practice. The political intimidation of media practitioners is increasing worldwide, and we greatly appreciate the opportunity he is giving us to do our part in stemming its rise.”–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.