Articles by Tim Schwab

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Éminence Grise: Journalism’s ‘Gates Keepers’
Tim Schwab | Columbia Journalism Review - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2020

As philanthropists increasingly fill in the funding gaps at news organizations—a role that is almost certain to expand in the media downturn following the coronavirus pandemic—an underexamined worry is how this will affect the ways newsrooms report on their benefactors. Nowhere does this concern loom larger than with the Gates Foundation, a leading donor to newsrooms and a frequent subject of favorable news coverage.

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Bill Gates’ Charity Paradox
Tim Schwab | The Nation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Aug 2020

A Nation investigation illustrates the moral hazards surrounding the Gates Foundation’s $50 billion charitable enterprise.

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Of Course Monsanto Says It’s Safe
Tim Schwab, Food and Water Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Oct 2012

Does anyone honestly think that Monsanto is going to fund research about its products that casts them in an unfavorable light, then publish these findings in a journal over which it has financial influence for all to see? The status quo of industry influence over agricultural science means that NK603 remains a pervasive ingredient in our food system – apparently unchallengeable by scientists, unexamined by journalists and unavoidable by consumers because GE foods are unlabeled.

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