Omidyar charity gives $100 million to...

Omidyar charity gives $100 million to boost journalism and fight hate speech

There are 1 comment on the The Washington Post story from Apr 4, 2017, titled Omidyar charity gives $100 million to boost journalism and fight hate speech. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

The philanthropy established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar will contribute $100 million to support investigative journalism, fight misinformation and counteract hate speech around the world. One of the first contributions, $4.5 million, will go to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists , the Washington-based group behind last year's Panama Papers investigation, which revealed offshore businesses and shell corporations, some of which were used for purposes such as tax evasion.

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#1 Apr 5, 2017
It is American journalism itself which is now on trial before the public. The presidential election campaign revealed absolute political bias and excessive "Fake News" on the part of news networks. And the damage to the credibility of American journalism will be far reaching.

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