Grass Roots Radio course – Week 4 Podcast

This week, the Grass Roots team started working towards their one hour live show for week six. Plus, guest lecturer Alex Lewczuk spoke on putting together a magazine format program. Listen to the podcast here Read more »

By The Journalism Foundation

The British Journalism Awards 2012: Finalists revealed

Media monitor, November 2: More than 200 entries have been received for the first Press Gazette British Journalism Awards, and today Press Gazette can exclusively reveal the awards finalists Read more »

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Spotlight on: The 4th Estate Project

The 4th Estate Project aims to show how journalism actually works. The project highlights the differences between traditional journalism and social media in a bid to revive trust in the so-called 4th estate Read more »

By Michael Howe

Why it’s time to really, truly, improve online advertising

Coming down off the rosy glow of several days in San Francisco, the beautiful city by the bay, the attendees of the Online News Association meeting are returning home with heads spinning full of inspiration and enthusiasm Read more »

By David Johnson


The Journalism Foundation’s grass roots radio course – week 3


This week The Journalism Foundation's grass roots radio course saw the students produce and present their own stories. Listen to them here, plus see images of the students in action Read more »

Brixton Blog and Bugle: Supporting local journalism in London

The Brixton Blog and Bugle team: Co-editor Tim Dickens, managing editor Luke Waterfield and co-editor  Zoe Jewell

The Journalism Foundation is delighted to announce that it is supporting the Brixton Blog, an online community newspaper and their print edition, the Brixton Bugle Read more »

News & Features

Is superfast 4G phone network all superhype?


Media monitor, November 1: Less than 24 hours after the 4G wireless service became available, questions were being asked about its claims to be 5 times faster than the current 3G network Read more »

Sky’s Kay Burley criticised on Twitter over April Jones report


Criticism of Kay Burley erupted on Twitter after the Sky News presenter told two volunteers searching for missing school girl April Jones, live on air, that they "don't expect to find her alive" Read more »

Who we are and what we do

Simon homepageThe Journalism Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes, develops and sustains free and fair journalism across the world. The Foundation has several initiatives. The first is a partnership with the department of journalism at London’s City University which is providing support for journalists in Tunisia. The second sees The Journalism Foundation supporting a grass roots website in an effort to increase engagement in local politics in the British town of Stoke-on-Trent. We are also supporting an effort to bring community-first journalism to people in some of the poorest areas of rural Tanzania, and a media training pilot in South Sudan

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