Global journalism is fighting for international development funding but shouldn’t need to. Especially now.

As governments struggle in response to COVID-19, long-term investments in global media are needed to keep people safe and newsrooms healthy.

Rieneke Van Santen
Oct 8, 2020 · 8 min read
Newspapers are seen covering a window behind a closed shutter of a bar during the lockdown to combat the spread of coronavirus in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White)