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  • Soros Bullish on Katrina Fallout ($$ for media coverage)

    03/09/2006 8:09:52 PM PST · by STARWISE · 8 replies · 489+ views
    American Spectator blog ^ | 3-8-06 | Shawn Macomber
    George Soros' Open Society Institute is preparing to dole out a goodly sum to ensure that all the positive, fawning coverage Hurricane Katrina's death and destruction has been receiving finally gets balanced out a bit with the hitherto unheard bad news: The Katrina Media Fellowships, sponsored by The Open Society Institute (OSI), will support media makers working in print and radio journalism, photography, and documentary film and video to generate and improve media coverage of critical issues of poverty, racism, and government neglect in the Gulf Region that were laid bare by Hurricane Katrina. This one-time fellowship will be awarded...