Our Members

Tanzania Media Foundation (Tanzania)

Tanzania Media Foundation (Tanzania), formerly Tanzania Media Fund, enables investigative and public interest journalism through funding and learning activities and facilitates critical reflection and learning for journalists and other media stakeholders. TMF also promotes rural reporting, specialization and mentorship and media business transformation for sustainable independent journalism.

Texas Observer (USA)

Texas Observer (USA) is an Austin-based US nonprofit news organization known for fearless investigative reporting, narrative storytelling and sophisticated cultural criticism about all things Texan. The nonprofit Texas Democracy Foundation publishes the Texas Observer bimonthly magazine and texasobserver.org. Since its founding in 1954, the Observer has covered issues that are often ignored or under-reported by other media.

The Bristol Cable, UK

The Bristol Cable is redefining local journalism through challenging multimedia, community action and cooperative ownership. Founded in 2014 in Bristol U.K, we are an online and print magazine led by features and investigations of local relevance with national and international significance. Through high quality training and a pioneering member owned model we seek to increase access to journalism for a diverse community and forge a new replicable model for financing quality media.

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ), UK

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent not-for-profit organisation. Established in April 2010, the Bureau is the first of its kind in the UK, where philanthropically funded journalism is rare. Its team of journalists bolsters original news by producing high-quality investigations for press and broadcast media with the aim of educating the public and the media on both the realities of today’s world and the value of honest reporting.

The Reporter, Taiwan

The Reporter (Taiwan) is a non-profit media organization founded by The Reporter Foundation and relies on public donation. They strive to produce in-depth reports, track issues at stake and conduct investigative journalism. At the end of 2016, a major investigative report “Far-Sea Fishery & Slavery at Sea” was published and an immediate success. The report hit the headlines of TV news and daily newspapers in Taiwan, and right afterwards, the Taiwanese government publicly apologized for what had happened and promised to change the old policy and regulation.

The War Horse News, United States

The War Horse News (United States) is the only nonprofit newsroom dedicated to investigating both the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs in the U.S. Their team publishes fact-based, public service journalism on behalf of more than 4 million Post-9/11 veterans, their families and fellow citizens. The War Horse is the only military and veteran-focused newsroom to co-publish with Vanity Fair and the Center for Investigative Reporting. Within its first year of publishing their reporting has changed military law and sparked congressional and federal investigations into pandemic sexual exploitation throughout the Defense Department.

Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, US

The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism is dedicated to training students for distinguished careers in investigative journalism. Teaching investigative journalism is a core mission of The Journalism School. Some of the best investigative journalists in the country teach at Columbia and many other professors use investigative techniques in courses not explicitly labeled with the “I” word. In 2006, the Journalism School expanded and consolidated its investigative offerings by establishing the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.

Type Investigations at Type Media Center (USA)

Type Investigations (USA), formerly known as The Investigative Fund , cultivates diverse journalistic talent to produce high-impact investigative reporting that holds the powerful accountable. It does this by providing freelance reporters with hands-on editorial guidance, institutional support and funds to cover travel, time and other costs. Its stories have won top awards while sparking resignations of officials, FBI investigations and federal laws.