AREA OF FOCUS MEDIA FREEDOM

We support free, trusted, and independent media to ensure that citizens, businesses and policy makers have access to reliable and unbiased information in order to make informed decisions affecting people, communities and societies.

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AREA OF FOCUS MEDIA
FREEDOM

We support free, trusted, and independent media to ensure that citizens, businesses and policy makers have access to reliable and unbiased information in order to make informed decisions affecting people, communities and societies.

WHAT WE DO

We have been working in the media development space for more than 35 years. Our goal is to help create a positive environment in which free and trusted media can thrive.

KEY INITIATIVES

Through our Media Development work, we build capacity for free, trusted and independent media. We have so far trained and mentored more than 18,000 journalists in nine languages on topics including Journalism Ethics and Standards, Governance and Human Rights, Environment, Health and Resilience, Equality and Tolerance, and Economic and Social Development.

We also provide support to independent media outlets with a focus on media sustainability.

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Through TrustLaw, our pro-bono legal network, we provide free legal assistance and legal research to NGOs working to protect free media and freedom of speech around the world.

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Our global news team of more than 50 journalists covers news from around the world adhering to the Trust Principles of accuracy, impartiality and freedom from bias.

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We also provide core funding to the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) at the University of Oxford which guides journalists, technologists, policy makers, academia and media experts to explore the future of journalism through debate and research.

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