In 2022, we had the highest level of overall revenue in the history of the foundation, and reached our biggest audience with a single training course- a WhatsApp based course on disinformation for journalists in Sudan which was taken by more than 10,000 people
We train journalists using top experts in their field.
We create e-learning courses, hosted on our platform, Journalism Now.
We support local news organisations to maximise revenue by understanding their audience, using our wide network to share solutions across borders.
We help independent journalists and their news organisations under threat from anti-democratic governments to keep publishing.
We commission audience research in challenging markets to inform our network’s business decisions.
Working in almost 100 countries
32 ground-breaking courses via messaging apps – translated into English, Russian and Arabic
A strong, growing online network of more than 24,000 journalists
Delivering 177 e-learning courses in 16 languages
Providing training for 11,000+ journalists in just five years
1,000 grants in five years, supporting media outlets to grow by up to 75%
‘Safety advice: Nuclear incident’ is an easy to access course accessible via the encrypted messaging service Telegram created with help from nuclear weapon expert, Hamish de Bretton-Gordon.
Journalism Now is an online training platform that offers a variety of training opportunities for journalists. From self-paced courses to live webinars and blogs, Journalism Now features training resources created by Thomson Foundation's network of international experts and practitioners focusing on practical skills and examples.