In the News

Title

Critical, But Overlooked: Ethics Is a Tough Sell to Funders. Is That About to Change?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Abstract

Donald Trump's election, helped along by an avalanche of misinformation and fake news, has turned out to be a fundraising boon for nonprofit journalism outlets. Given that his new administration now features an unprecedented tangle of conflicts of interest—involving Trump, his family, and key members of his cabinet—might the field of ethics also receive a philanthropic boost?