Martin Scott

About Martin Scott

Dr. Martin Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Media and International Development at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK. He is author of “Media and Development” (Zed Books, 2014) and has conducted research on philanthro-journalism, humanitarian news, celebrities and development, representations of Africa and mediated cosmopolitanism.

What’s Wrong with Philanthro-Journalism?

By Opinion January 30, 2019

Funding by private foundations plays a vital role in filling the gaps often left by mainstream news coverage, especially in important areas like investigative, international, and local journalism. In the case of international news, for example, six … Read more