As the Covid-19 pandemic undermines journalism at a growing pace, the Forum on Information and Democracy is publishing its recommendations under the title A New Deal for Journalism. The report presents a plan to guarantee up to 0.1% of GDP a year into journalism to safeguard its social function for the future.
Launched in November 2020, the Forum’s working group on the sustainability of journalism has developed an ambitious framework for the future of journalism. Entitled A New Deal for Journalism, it consists of a series of recommendations aimed at guaranteeing up to 0.1% of GDP a year in favour of it, with an exacting vision of journalism. The creation of the working group was welcomed by the Alliance for Multiculturalism and the Media Freedom Coalition. The New Deal