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Dow Jones Foundation Renews Media Defence Grant Award

Dow Jones Foundation Renews Media Defence Grant Award

Media Defence is pleased to announce that the Dow Jones Foundation has decided to renew their support for our legal work with a further $10,000 grant.

Thanks to the Dow Jones Foundation and its continued support, we can be more equipped to respond and provide legal assistance in support of press freedom around the world.

The Dow Jones Foundation is a non-profit foundation funded exclusively by Dow Jones, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and a global provider of news and business information. The Foundation awards funds to outstanding organizations supporting Journalism & Freedom of the Press, Literacy & Education, and Diversity & Inclusion.

To read more about our 2020-2024 strategy, please click here.

If you are a journalist, citizen journalist or independent media organisation in need of support, please click here.

If you would like to donate to our organisation or provide pro bono legal support, please click here.

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