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Round Earth Media

Grants to Round Earth Media

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years)


    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — Round Earth Media is an independent journalism organization that pairs early-career American journalists with early-career journalists from the countries from which they are reporting, to work together on the same story, mentored by Round Earth Media's veteran reporters, editors, and photographers. Throughout 2014-2015, Round Earth Media will engage its international network of freelance reporters to produce The Migration Reporting Project, an original news series consisting of at least twenty multimedia, multilingual reports about the impacts of migration in the United States, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras for publication and broadcast in top-tier media outlets in these countries.

  • $105,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)


    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — In support of "The Mexico Reporting Project," a series of radio documentaries on Mexico's under-reported social and economic challenges.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Round Earth Media $405,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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