MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the lack of necessary knowledge possessed by many development practitioners and expresses hope that the Commission may produce a solution to that problem. Read More
As MacArthur's Board of Directors holds its first-ever meeting outside of North America, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's support for Nigerian human rights, democracy, and education. Read More
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes the Foundation's new initiative to explore and understand how young people incorporate digital media into their daily lives and help them understand how to better do so. Read More
In 1999, after decades of colonial and military rule, Nigeria began a transition to democracy. Government, non-governmental organizations, and individuals are now working together to ensure the growth of a free and fair Nigeria. The MacArthur ... Read More
Youth today live media saturated lives.
Young people today spend an average of almost 6.5 hours a day with media.
The total amount of media content young people are exposed to each day has increased ... Read More
The MacArthur Foundation’s ﬁve-year, $50 million effort to build the ﬁeld of digital media and learning aims to understand how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic ... Read More
Henry Jenkins, Director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published this white paper that explores new frameworks and models for media literacy.
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton speaks about the new Russian NGO law, funding higher education in Africa, and how international grantmaking has become increasingly crucial in the years following the September 11 attacks. Read More