Tag Archives: philanthropy

Newmark Mixes Journalism and Judaism

Newmark mixes journalism and Judaism: A “do unto others” attitude fuels the ambitions of Craig Newmark, billionaire founder of Craigslist and a self-described nerd.

Newmark says giving money to journalism organizations and schools is critical because journalists have come under increasing attack, writes Rob Gloster. Newmark also is blamed for the demise of U.S. newspapers.

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Philanthropy Supports News Companies

Philanthropy becomes a larger part of revenue streams for newspapers and news companies, writes David Westphal.

“Until recently, it was unthinkable that newspapers would become major recipients of charitable subsidies,” he writes. “But as newsroom layoffs continue with no apparent end, increasingly they are seeking philanthropic support, and the nonprofit word is delivering.”