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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Forms New Journalism and Media Ethics Council

January 16, 2020 – Santa Clara University's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics today announces the formation of the Journalism and Media Ethics Council. The group brings together influential minds in American journalism and media to address pressing issues related to disinformation, misinformation, and the role journalism should play in polarized societies.
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DoSomething.org Kicks Off 'Our 2020 Vision' Campaign to Register Over 250K Young Voters Ahead of 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

In partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies, LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman, activists Jamie Margolin and Haile Thomas, Epic Reads, and more, the largest organization for young people and social change aims to help create the most civically engaged generation to date.
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Ms. and Feminist Majority Foundation Announce $350K Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Enhance Coverage of Gender Gap in 2020 Elections

Women Vote2020 initiative to highlight women's voting power and impactJanuary 9, 2020 – Ahead of the 2020 U. S. elections, Feminist Majority Foundation and Ms. magazine announce a $350,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to launch Women Vote 2020. The initiative will enhance Ms.
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Aspen Tech Policy Hub Teams up with Cybercrime Support Network to Centralize Online Crime and Fraud Reporting

The collaboration will leverage research and a prototype form developed by members of the inaugural class of Aspen Tech Policy Hub fellowsJanuary 8, 2020 - The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) and the Aspen Tech Policy Hub are teaming up to work towards the goal of creating a single, easy-to-use system to report online fraud and...
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PEN America Awarded $250K in Support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Fight Disinformation and Harassment Online

Gift from organization of craigslist founder to help defend truth during 2020 U. S. presidential electionJanuary 7, 2020 – PEN America announces a $250,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for its work to combat disinformation and harassment online over the next 12 months.
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Global Cyber Alliance Launches Craig Newmark Trustworthy Internet and Democracy and Craig Newmark Scholars Programs

$750K in support from organization of craigslist founder to bolster cybersecurity efforts ahead of 2020 U. S. presidential electionDecember 18, 2019 – The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) announces the launch of the Craig Newmark Trustworthy Internet and Democracy Program. In preparation for the 2020 U. S.
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IAVA Receives $500k Matching Donation from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

December 13, 2019 – Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) announces a $500,000 matching donation from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. The philanthropic investment will multiply the impact of every additional gift that the organization receives through the month of December.
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WiCyS Receives $150k in Support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Philanthropic funding from organization of craigslist founder to fuel launch of Veterans Assistance Program, support women veterans in cybersecurityNovember 21, 2019 – National nonprofit Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) has received a $150,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to expand its work to recruit, retain and advance women in the cybersecurity field.
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Guardian US announces new year-long project on voter suppression in America

The initiative has been made possible due to philanthropic funding from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Schumann Media Center and Park FoundationNovember 7, 2019 – The Fight to Vote series will investigate systemic voter suppression and how it undermines democracy in the United States.
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First Draft launches nationwide project to help prepare US newsrooms for online threats ahead of 2020 election

Craig Newmark Philanthropies joins Google News Initiative in supporting organization’s mission to reach every journalist in every stateOctober 24, 2019 – As part of its global CrossCheck initiative, journalism non-profit First Draft announces a year-long, nationwide strategy for supporting the verification and reporting of online information relating to the 2020 US presidential election.