Foundation

Founding partners

Seven foundations, all with strong media connections, have come together to start these awards. Their aim is simple: to salute and encourage journalism of the highest quality wherever it can be found in our continent.


The Guardian Foundation

The Guardian Foundation

‘A sense of duty to the reader and the community’ is one of the Scott Trust values, and this responsibility is as strongly felt today as it was when CP Scott first set it down in 1921.

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The Thomson Reuters Foundation

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.

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Stichting Democratie & Media

Stichting Democratie & Media

De grote veranderingen in de media door de digitalisering en de komst van het internet – een ontwikkeling waarvan het einde nog niet in zicht is – dwingen de stichting tot voortdurende bezinning op de wijze waarop een pluriform medialandschap en de individuele vrijheid van meningsuiting en –vorming gewaarborgd kunnen blijven.

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Vereniging Veronica

Vereniging Veronica

Goede nieuws- en informatievoorziening is essentieel voor de democratie en daarmee voor het garanderen van een vrije en open samenleving.

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The Jyllands-Posten Foundation

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.

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The Politiken Foundation

The Politiken Foundation

Politiken er uafhængig af politiske partier, organisationer, økonomiske interesser, grupperinger og enkeltpersoners indflydelse.

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Media Development Investment Fund

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.

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The Irish Times Trust Limited

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.

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