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Investing in an Independent, Robust Free Press

By Tom Glaisyer / 2017 March 28th

A healthy democracy cannot exist without a vibrant public square, including an independent, trusted, and robust free press. We are proud to support efforts that help journalism to become more audience-centered, trusted, and resilient. Read More

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NYU and De Correspondent Launch New Laboratory for Community Supported Investigative News

By Josh Stearns / 2017 March 28th

Rebuilding trust in journalism means rethinking the relationship between readers, revenue and reporting. That idea is at the heart of a new project launching today. Read More

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Our Commitment to an Independent Free Press

By Joe Goldman / 2017 March 27th

Democracy Fund along with our partners at First Look Media are announcing more than $12 million in new grants to support an independent, robust, free press. Read More

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Civility on I-81: The #BipartisanRoadTrip

By Betsy Wright Hawkings / 2017 March 16th

Congressmen Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) and Will Hurd (R-TX) might not agree on every aspect of education or trade policy. But they have experienced life on the highway – together. Reps. Hurd & O’Rourke are one example of how actions can bridge Washington’s hyperpartisan divide. Read More

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“Do Not Give Up Hope” — Reflections from the Alabama Pilgrimage

By Chris Crawford / 2017 March 14th

The lessons of Selma, Montgomery, and Birmingham are relevant today. Democracy Fund is proud to support the The Faith and Politics Institute which provides Members of Congress and other pilgrims an opportunity to interact directly with past wounds in order to find common ground to build for the future. Read More


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