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25 Oct 2018, Posted by Eric Karstens in European Policy, Journalism, Media Policy, Philanthropy, 0 Comments

Innovation and social purpose: Public and philanthropic support for European journalism


The three general-purpose news outlets with the greatest agenda-setting power over European politics – the Financial Times, The Economist, and the BBC – will very soon be based outside the European Union. What could the EU and European philanthropies do to nurture a supranational journalism landscape that might replace them?

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04 Sep 2018, Posted by Eric Karstens in Journalism, Media Policy, Philanthropy, 0 Comments

Open, but not for free: Perspectives for non-profit newsrooms


A great part of the current debate about future business models for journalism implies that news organisations need a strategy to remain commercially successful – or to become profitable in the first place. But what if news went non-profit from the get-go?

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