Facebook provides $ 100 million to support media organizations


Facebook announced its donation of one hundred million dollars to help the media, which is suffering from a difficult situation in the first place.
“The media sector is working in exceptional circumstances to keep people up to date with all the developments related to the Covid-19 epidemic,” said Campbell Brown, who is responsible for collaborating with the company’s global media.
“As the press becomes more important than ever, advertising revenue has decreased due to the economic impact of the epidemic,” Brown said. Local journalists are particularly affected, while people turn to them to obtain necessary information about the safety of their friends, family and community. ”
The company said that this assistance includes $ 25 million in urgent donations to the local press, and $ 75 million in promotional aid, without giving further details about the criteria for distributing the funds.


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