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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00 - 12:00
Sustainability Strategies: How To Support Investigative Newsrooms

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There are at least 150 nonprofit organizations in over 50 countries doing, teaching, and promoting investigative journalism. The number has more than doubled during the past 15 years. But why do some thrive while others struggle? What are the keys to building and sustaining a nonprofit investigative news organization? Doing great journalism isn't enough -- nonprofits are businesses, and your group's success will also depend on good management, sound accounting, determined fundraising, and diversified revenue. Here are invaluable tips from veterans in the field, with lessons from both successful nonprofits and for-profits. 

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Günter Bartsch

Geschäftsführer, Netzwerk Recherche

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Leila Bicakcic

Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting
Leila Bičakčić is director of the Center for Investigative Reporting in Bosnia and Herzegovina. She was a founding member of the organization, as business manager of the Journalism Development Group. Her responsibilities include fundraising and donor relations, administration... Read More →
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David Kaplan

Executive Director, Global Investigative Journalism Network
David E. Kaplan is executive director of Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), the international association of investigative reporting organizations, with 155 member groups in 68 countries. He has worked as an investigative journalist for more than 30 years, reported from... Read More →

Valer Kot

Media Advisory Services, Media Development Investment Fund

Thursday October 8, 2015 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
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