How can we expand the spectrum of capital available to support high-quality media as a public good?

How can we expand the spectrum of capital available to support high-quality media as a public good?

As news outlets rethink business models and threats to press freedom multiply, what can media funders learn from the world of impact investment? Is it possible to balance financial returns with the social good of safeguarding a robust and independent media ecosystem? Or is the entire premise a mirage, destined to disappoint as it creates unrealistic expectations of commercial viability in places hostile to media pluralism?

This roundtable is co-organised by the International Press Institute, the Global Forum for Media Development, and Media Impact Funders.

Sept. 9, 2022.

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