Columbia Journalism Review: Journalism’s Gates keepers

13 February 2021

By Tim Schwab

SIGNAL: Tim Schwab's long read asks whether established media firms are  compromised in challenging the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's role  in public health, given their widespread funding of media outlets 

Read the full article in the Columbia Journalism Review

In the same way that the news media has given Gates an outsize voice in the pandemic, the foundation has long used its charitable giving to shape the public discourse on everything from global health to education to agriculture.

Tim Schwab

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