Journalism funding plan revealed

Journalism funding plan revealed
Daniel Dunkley
The government’s $55 million Public Interest Journalism Fund (PIJF) will be split between project funding, jobs, and industry training, NZ on Air has confirmed.The funding package, announced by the government in February and to be distributed by the Crown entity, will be a ring-fenced part of the NZ Media Fund.NZ on Air will administer the PIJF for three years, until the end of the 2022/23 financial year, with guidelines for the first round of funding released at the end of this month.NZ on Air said the PIJF would support “tightly d...

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