Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism

Donors Flock to Liberal Journalism Nonprofits After Trump Victory By Aly Nielsen Since comedian John Oliver recommended people donate to the liberal journalism site  ProPublica, donations have been pouring in, according to The New York Times. The Times also reported that nonprofit journalism in general has seen a spike in donations (especially small ones) since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. But The Times failed to note that every outlet they mentioned in their Dec....

Liberal ProPublica Gets Thumbs-Up

Liberal ProPublica Gets Thumbs-Up from John Oliver By Aly Nielsen John Oliver wants his viewers to “support actual journalism” and not be taken in by inaccurate, biased media. But the sources he recommended are liberal journalism endeavors funded by prominent left-wing donors. On Last Week Tonight Nov. 13, Oliver encouraged his viewers to donate “to groups like ProPublica, a nonprofit which does great investigative journalism.” His reasoning was that “things will not be ok” if people “don’t get actively involved...

Podesta Paid by Liberal Donor

Podesta Paid by Liberal Donor Behind ProPublica, Think Progress By Callista Ring Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta has been paid $7,000 a month by a top liberal donor for more than a year and a half, according to WikiLeaks. Politico discovered on Nov. 1 that the still-active contract between Podesta and the Sandler Foundation “calls for Podesta to provide advice on grant-making and other foundation functions.” That would total to $84,000 in just one year. Sandler Foundation founder Herbert Sandler...

Questioning the Source

How Wealthy, Liberal Foundations Drive Ideology through Nonprofit Journalism By Dan Gainor   Journalism has rapidly and fundamentally changed in the last decade. With the rise of the internet and the destruction of the classified ad market, through developments like Craigslist and other innovations, nearly 40 percent of the nation’s journalists are out of work in less than a decade. While the Great Recession happened to America, it was the equivalent of a depression to traditional news outlets. As a...
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