Journalism & Media

Working to strengthen American democracy by informing, engaging, and activating Americans through deep investments in independent journalism and media. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

RSS

"David Fanning"

The Colbert Report
Related Grantee: WGBH Educational Foundation Frontline
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"How Democracy Works Now"

The New York Times Read More

"Frontline’s Landmark ‘League of Denial’"

Columbia Journalism Review Read More
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Investigation Tracks Down Wall Street Players Who Sparked Financial Crisis

A three-part investigative series on the 2008 financial meltdown revisits the subprime lenders, Wall Street banks, and government regulators most responsible for the crash. Read More
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Independent Lens Announces New Season Lineup

The MacArthur-supported Independent Lens documentary series is launching its 12th season on PBS on September 30th with a lineup of 23 films from new and established filmmakers. Read More
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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director
Portrait of Elsa Leon

Elsa Leon

Grants Manager
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Lauren Pabst

Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of Beth Basta

Beth Basta

Team Administrator
Portrait of Maple Walker

Maple Walker

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Joanna Cohen

Joanna Cohen

Program Officer