Getting Started: Tips for Funders on Journalism and Media Grantmaking

[Source: Community Information Needs, June 2, 2011]
Five Things You Need to Know, Five Ways to Get Started Journalism and Media Grant Making: Five Things You Need to Know, Five Ways to Get Started from Knight Foundation on Vimeo.

Acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T

[Source: Benton Foundation]
On March 21, 2011, AT&T Inc. ("AT&T") and Deutsche Telekom AG ("Deutsche Telekom") announced an agreement under which AT&T will acquire T-Mobile USA, Inc. ("T-Mobile USA") from ...

Renaissance Journalism Center Launches New Media ToolKit

[Source: Renaissance Journalism Center, April 21, 2011]
An online resource on digital media for the ethnic/community media and nonprofits

Study Shows Public’s Cable Channels at Greatest Risk

[Source: Benton Foundation, April 5, 2011]
The Alliance for Communications Democracy (ACD) and the Benton Foundation released results of a nationwide study on public, educational and government (PEG) Access showing that public access cable ...

Follow-Up Resources from NTEN Funder Brunch: Amplifying Impact via Media and Tech-Related Grantmaking

Resources | Upcoming Funder ActivitiesZeroDivide full report release, 3/28; Webinar for funders, 4/5 at 2 p.m. EDTOn Monday, 3/28, ZeroDivide will release the full report version of the survey of ...

Follow-up Resources for "Democracy Re-Wired: Lessons from Egypt, Challenges from...Washington?"

As we heard on this week's briefing call, "Democracy Re-Wired: Lessons from Egypt, Challenges from...Washington?", the Internet has been a critical tool for transforming civic engagement in the ...

Communication for Education and Development - Toolkit

[Source: Soul Beat, January 5, 2011]
AuthorKate Adoo-AdekuAmie JoofKabral Blay-AmihereLawalley ColePublication DateJuly 1, 2010

SXSW 2011 Funder Resources

GFEM is very pleased to offer a selection of articles to help frame the exciting (and somewhat overwhelming) experience of SXSW.  SXSW 2011 Sessions and Films | GFEM Staff ...

Let the Radio-Station Building Begin! How You Can Help Make More Radio

[Source: Prometheus Radio Project, January 31, 2011]
Now that we have passed the Local Community Radio Act, we are looking ahead to the largest expansion in the number of community radio stations in U.S. history. Let the fun begin! Prometheus Radio ...

Mobile Governance: Empowering Citizens to Enhance Democratic Processes

[Source:, February 19, 2011]
This paper offers an overview of the emerging domain of mobile governance as an offspring of the broader landscape of e-governance. Mobile governance initiatives have been deployed everywhere in ...