Members & Partners
The Guardian Foundation
An independent charity with a focus on journalism education in the UK and internationally, promoting human rights and the right to information. The Guardian Foundation is a registered charity (number 1027893) and the umbrella organisation for all the charitable activities taking place under the direction of the Scott Trust. Its interests reflect the Scott Trust’s key objectives of “promoting the causes of freedom of the press and liberal journalism both in Britain and elsewhere”. The Foundation’s three pillars are Education, Human Rights and the Right to Information.
The Politiken Foundation
Politiken is a leading Danish newspaper. Internationally, Politiken has received recognition for its design through the form of several awards. It is independent of political parties, organizations, economic interests, groupings and individuals’ influence. This independence is a prerequisite for the editorial credibility of Politiken.
Agora is one of the largest media companies in Poland listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1999. Its media offer includes newspapers, out-of-home advertising, network of cinemas, Internet and radio operations, magazines and sales of book collections.
Media Development Investment Fund
MDIF invests in independent media around the world providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies.
The Jyllands-Posten Foundation
With its high reputation for unbiased news and forthright opinions, Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten is one of Denmark’s most widely read newspapers – and the country’s outstanding newspaper success of recent years.
The Irish Times Trust Limited
The Irish Times Trust Limited was set up as ‘a company limited by guarantee’ to purchase The Irish Times Limited and to ensure that The Irish Times would be published as an independent newspaper with specific editorial objectives. The Trust is a key component in the governance structure of The Irish Times because it guarantees the independence and quality of the newspaper.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation
Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is one of the world’s largest international multimedia news providers, reaching more than one billion people every day. 2,600 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage with speed, impartiality and insight to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers on Reuters.com.
Stichting Democratie & Media
The statutory objectives of the Democracy and Media Foundation are to counter all forms of totalitarianism in social and political life and to strive for a vigorous democracy and multifaceted, opinionating media. The foundation’s current mission is to invest in strong, critical media and a strong, just democratic state based on the rule of law. The Democracy and Media Foundation provides financial support to organizations, projects and other initiatives that promote this mission.
Foundation Veronica, through its partnerships with initiatives like the ANP and The Post Online and through social projects such as The European Press Prize and the 4th Floor, carries out an independent basis and, where possible and usefully, seeks cooperation with other parties publicly and privately.
De Balie – Founding Partner
De Balie was founded in 1982 and is a well-known platform and center for freedom of speech, contemporary art, politics, culture, cinema and media, situated near the Leidseplein in the heart of Amsterdam. Through talk shows, cinema, art, debates and theatre, De Balie mixes several points of view in a wayward and creative fashion.