In support of Julian Assange and The Freedom of the Press.


Chicago, IL, United States

newsPeeks is a bold and contemporary online media platform producing multimedia stories on current affairs and politics for a new generation. This grant supports a researcher to investigate the infrastructure within the British state to facilitate the export of weapons and other industries of violence and repression, like surveillance technology. The researcher will work with young researchers and trainee journalists in the development of the project, allowing young people key insights into how a professional investigation materializes over a period of years.

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Grant history

Year awarded: 2018
Period: 1 year
Amount awarded: $9,441
Purpose: British Arms Industry Research
Notes: Fiscal Sponsor: NEO Philanthropy, This grant was refunded due to project cancellation. Originally awarded $9440.98.