How we work

Fojo Media Institute strengthens free, independent and professional journalism, in Sweden and globally.

FREE
Fojo...
• supports self-regulatory systems and institutions
• provides advice on issues related to access to information
• strengthens partners as they strive to defend, expand and exercise freedom of expression, media freedom and the right to information
• enables journalists and civil society representatives to exercise their legal rights
• conducts advocacy and creates awareness of issues related to free journalism

INDEPENDENT
Fojo...
• supports media houses and other media organisations and individual journalists’ ability to be financially and politically independent
• supports media houses and organisations developing sustainable business concepts, particularly related to convergence
• strengthens support structures to manage threats, hate speech, disinformation and selfcensorship
• improves safety and security for journalists
• conducts advocacy and creates awareness of issues related to independent journalism

PROFESSIONAL
Fojo...
• supports media organisations, individual professional journalists, bloggers, citizen journalists and others producing journalism that meets the requirements of the universal principles of impartiality, objectivity, truth and accuracy
• strengthens institutions managing mid-career training for journalists
• provides an arena for debate about different aspects of journalism related to democracy and human rights
• strengthens institutions providing academic education of journalists
• conducts advocacy and creates awareness of issues related to professional journalism

 

Read and Download Fojo Media Institute: Strategy 2018-2022