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Friday, June 19 • 16:30 - 17:10
Why and How Editors and Foundations Can Work Hand in Hand

Non-profit news organisations are doing some of the most innovative work in the industry, filling gaps left by a shrinking mainstream media. How do the organisations that fund them — growing often U.S.-led philanthropy groups — assess their effectiveness and choose which projects to support? Leaders of both the non-profit and philanthropic sectors will collaborate on this masterclass.


Moderators
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Christophe Deloire

General Secretary, Reporters without Borders
Christophe Deloire is a graduate of the ESSEC Business School (ESSEC). He has worked for several newspapers and television channels, mainly for Arte and LCI . In 1998, Christophe Deloire integrated the "Company" Service of the weekly Le Point and also became the collection director in the "General Literature" department Flammarion, where documents, surveys and testimonials... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Bolden

Editorial Director, Knight Foundation
Michael Bolden is editorial director at the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, where he manages internal, external and third-party content and storytelling. Prior to joining Knight, Michael was transportation and development editor at The Washington Post, where he led an award-winning reporting team. He was one of the first supervisory editors in the Post’s converged newsroom, developing storytelling strategies for print, Web... Read More →
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Miguel Castro

Strategic Partnerships, Communications, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Miguel Castro works for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since 2011.  He helps define and manage the foundation’s strategic partnerships and media grant-making global portfolio. Prior to this, Miguel was special projects manager at the Open Society Media Program, where he spent eight years learning the media grant making trade from the very best. A journalist by training and education, Castro has worked as a radio, print, and... Read More →
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Maria Teresa Ronderos

Director, Programme on independent journalism, Open Society Foundations
Maria Teresa Ronderos, as the director of the Open Society Program on Independent Journalism, oversees efforts to promote viable, high-quality media, particularly in countries transitioning to democracy. | | Ronderos comes to the Open Society Foundations from Semana, Colombia’s leading news magazine, where she served in a range of senior editorial roles. Together with the Ideas for Peace Foundation, she has been the creator and... Read More →


Friday June 19, 2015 16:30 - 17:10
Sala Teatre