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Our job is to help bring those stories to light, by spreading quality journalism and accessible media to every corner of the globe. After half a century, our commitment to the task remains as keen as ever.

The Thomson Foundation is the world's longest-established international media development organisation, with a 50-year history of training journalists in ethical standards and quality reporting across more than 100 countries. Founded in 1962 by the British peer and global media entrepreneur, Lord Thomson of Fleet, the Foundation provides media development and communications assistance for governments, NGOs, inter-governmental organisations, newspapers, television, radio and new media bodies throughout the world.

Thomson Foundation publications:

Ukraine: Reporting conflict

Our practical guide for journalists aims to provide advice on staying safe while getting closer to the heart of what is going on in Ukraine. It is not an exhaustive guide to reporting conflict but a short introduction to some of the challenges reporters face in a bitterly divided area. A Ukrainian-language version and Russian-language version are also available.

Publication date: March, 2015

Rewind: Thomson Foundation 2014 annual report

The Thomson Foundation helped to give journalists from more than 40 countries a clearer voice during 2014. We were entrusted with delivering positive change in how the world is reported and using the media as a force for good. This review is to share an insight into our work and achievements.

Publication date: March, 2015

Kosovo: Setting media standards

This study looks at public perception of media regulation in Kosovo and proposes new ideas on how to strengthen the Independent Media Commission (IMC) and Press Council of Kosovo (PCK) as guardians of media standards and promoters of press freedom in the country.

Publication date: February, 2015

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Twelve journalists shortlisted for Thomson Foundation Young Journalist FPA Award 2015

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