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Report for America and partners announce panel on trust and media at South by Southwest

Boston, Mass. November 27, 2018 — At a pivotal time for local journalism in the public interest, Report for America and its partners at Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Civil Foundation and Mississippi Today are proud to announce a panel at South by Southwest (SXSW) in March, titled "The Battle of Disinformation vs. Local News.
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Craig Newmark Philanthropies gives $200k to American Press Institute to support research and convening on journalism ethics

Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the organization of craigslist founder Craig Newmark, has donated $200,000 to the American Press Institute to expand its efforts of promoting ethical reporting and helping journalists produce trustworthy work.
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Craig Newmark Donation Supports Legal Advocacy for Underrepresented Veterans

San Francisco-based entrepreneur Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, has become one of the most active philanthropists and proponents of veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the nation.
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Craig Newmark Commits $2.5 Million To New York Public Radio

Gift from founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies will fuel an expansion of critically needed local coverage in Metro New York through Gothamist and WNYC(New York, NY) – New York Public Radio (NYPR) received a $2.
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Presenting THE CITY, A Nonprofit Digital News Startup Providing In-Depth, Nonpartisan Coverage Of New York

@TheCityNY Readies For Launch With $8.
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The Markup

At a time when technology is radically reshaping our world, the new journalism venture, The Markup, will help to illuminate how powerful institutions are using technology in ways that impact people and society. Today, The Markup, a nonprofit news organization based in New York City, announced its official start and major backers.
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VetsinTech Receives $1 Million Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Bolster Cybersecurity Program for Veterans

The cybersecurity program equips veterans, active duty personnel and their spouses with the skills needed to launch a career in cybersecurityWASHINGTON, Sept.
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The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism receives $20 million gift from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Transformational gift will sustain the School in perpetuity and advance its mission to serve the public interestSchool to be renamed as the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New YorkNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new $20 million gift to The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism from craigslist founder...
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Craig Newmark Philanthropies & DonorsChoose.org Announce New Tool and Matching Donations to Support Schools Serving Military Communities

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Education funding platform DonorsChoose. org announced today a new way for donors to identify and support classroom project requests from schools serving military communities. Donors can now use the school type filter “serving military families” on DonorsChoose. org to search for funding requests from U. S.
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The Craig Newmark Foundation Challenges ‘Fake News’ and Promotes Trustworthy Journalism with $1 million Grant to Independent, Investigative News Powerhouse ProPublica

Grant from Craig Newmark Foundation to ProPublica is latest in ongoing effort to support nonprofit, fact-based journalismSAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Craig Newmark Foundation, founded by craigslist founder Craig Newmark, today announced a $1 million grant to ProPublica, an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.