Guidance on Philanthropic Funding of Media and News
January 13, 2017 | Publication | Journalism & Media
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A set of broad guidelines by the American Press Institute lays out best practices and guiding principles for ensuring editorial independence of nonprofit newsrooms as funding for these institutions continues to grow. The guidelines were developed collaboratively with nonprofit media executives, scholars, and funders, including MacArthur. The Guiding Principles for Funders of Nonprofit Media and Guiding Principles for Nonprofit Newsrooms serve as a reference to help both funders and grantees arrive at a clear understanding of their respective roles; and to protect the independence, integrity, and impact of the work.

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