philanthropy needs to urgently embrace the opportunities to build trust and empathy within communities by putting news and information at the heart of their funding strategies.
Natural Disasters, Daily Disasters, and Philanthropy
Molly de Aguiar

I hope philanthropic organizations also consider the various forms that news and informatiin sharing can take. Much of the funding for journalism projects that I’ve seen emphasize online or digital distribution, without consideration for offline communities.

(Disclosure: I’m developing a text messaging [SMS]-based information network for low-income immigrants with limited internet access.)