Issue: Economic Inequality

Funders in the United States have long supported media related to issues of economic inequality and resilience. In addition to investing in efforts to eradicate poverty, funders are investing in initiatives to revitalize communities that have been destroyed by economic distress, often using media to shine a light on the devastation and offer new solutions. This Issue section provides a single point of entry to explore all of the related content on our site — from events to analysis, media examples to posts. Explore the big picture or select a tab for specific types of content.

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Out of struggle: Strengthening and expanding movement journalism in the US


A new model for high-impact investigative reporting


SF Homelessness Project storms media with solutions


DNCinPHL: Funders and nonprofit news on the scene

Editor’s note: This piece was updated on Aug. 5, 2016, to include DNC contributions by graphic journalist and VR/AR expert Dan Archer, the Youth News Team, and the NoVo Foundation.

This week’s Democratic Convention is taking place in our hometown. So, we’re reporting from both inside and outside the event on how nonprofit outlets and their funders are addressing issues at the center of this highly contested election.

Here are some initial observations; we’ll be updating this as we go.  Many thanks to our partners at LinkTV for securing us a pair of press passes—follow their conference coverage here.

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