São Paulo, Brazil
Ponte Jornalismo is a nonprofit news organization that produces investigative journalism and in-depth reporting on social justice, human rights and politics in Brazil. It was founded in 2014 by a group of Brazilian journalists and is supported by donations from individuals and foundations. Ponte Jornalismo aims to provide independent and critical journalism to promote transparency, accountability and democracy in Brazil.
The Trust Project is an international consortium of news organizations building standards of transparency and working with technology platforms to affirm and amplify journalism’s commitment to transparency, accuracy, inclusion and fairness so that the public can make informed news choices. It was founded and is led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman.
Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, was our original funder, through the Trustworthy Journalism Initiative of Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Google followed with their financial support. Our funders also have included Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Facebook. Funders. Trust Project policies and the Trust Indicators are shaped and enforced independently from our funding sources.