News and Announcements

Fourth Estate Releases NewsML Parser for WordPress

We’ve released a WordPress plugin, which allows news websites to auto-publish content that has been provided to them in the NewsML or NewsML-G2 format to their website without the need for expensive and complex software programming. Jeff Brown, the founder … Read More

#DeleteFacebook

We’ve decided that Facebook isn’t good for us, isn’t good for journalism and likely not good for society. Facebook is no longer just a ‘social network’ — it has become algorithmic and manipulative and is a company that we can … Read More

New Discounts for Fourth Estate Members

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation is pleased to announce a suite of new discounts and benefits for all categories of members! Fourth Estate members now receive discounts at: 20% discount at PoliticalCartoons.com 10% discount on your first Shutterstock license Engage your … Read More

The Fourth Estate supports H.R. 4935: Journalist Protection Act

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation supports California Representative Eric Swalwell’s (CA-15) legislation to protect journalists from physical attack. The ‘Journalist Protection Act‘ proposes to make certain attacks on reporters a federal crime. The Journalist Protection Act’s co-sponsors include: Steve … Read More

Celebrating Sunshine Week and the Public’s Right to Know

The Fourth Estate is a proud and strong supporter of Sunshine Week, a national program in the USA to foster, support and incubate open government, the public’s right to know, and the freedom of information. … Read More

Fourth Estate relaunches Awesome Journalism microgrant program

Awesome Journalism provides a $1K monthly grant for a project or idea that commits a crazy and brilliant act of journalism in the public interest. … Read More

Fourth Estate calls for webinar and speaker proposals

Fourth Estate calls for webinar and speaker proposals … Read More

Fourth Estate Launches Free Uncensored, Privacy Protected DNS Service

Fourth Estate PBC launches a free, secure, encrypted, zero knowledge DNS service for journalists and public interest news organizations
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Project Galileo Case Study: Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate has partnered with Cloudflare’s Project Galileo to sponsor journalists who are in need of protection from these cyber-attack. … Read More

JournSpark Spotlight: FIU’s Diario for Cuba

JournSpark Spotlight: FIU’s Diario for Cuba … Read More