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Donations to media nonprofits spike again as Meryl Streep champions a free press

Proof: celebrity endorsements work. When Meryl Streep criticized President-Elect Trump’s treatment of journalists at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, the result was a major increase in donations for the Committee to Protect Journalists, which “not only provides a support system for reporters in dangerous circumstances, but also keeps track of and reports on the repression, persecution and violence visited on reporters worldwide.”

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