Democracy Fund

The Democracy Fund invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people.

Democracy Fund

News Measures Research Project

The News Measures Research Project focuses on developing tools to help a wide range of stakeholders evaluate the needs and interests of news audiences, the quality of journalistic content, and the health of local media ecosystems.

​Why We Invested

The Media and the Public Interest Initiative at Rutgers University’s School of Communication & Information is focused on engaged scholarship dedicated to how media systems can better serve the informational, political, and cultural needs and interests of all sectors of the population. The News Measures Research Project focuses on developing tools to help a wide range of stakeholders (e.g., news organizations, funders, researchers) evaluate the needs and interests of news audiences, the quality of journalistic content, and the health of local media ecosystems.

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Total Commitment

2014: Up to $200,000. 2015: Up to $300,000 in two years.

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