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Omidyar Network announces Brian Merchant as first technology journalist to join Reporters in Residence program

April 4, 2024 Washington, DC — Omidyar Network is proud to announce that Brian Merchant, esteemed writer, reporter, and author, will be joining its Reporters ...
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Omidyar Network purchases shares of Anthropic

Omidyar Network, alongside Ford Foundation and Nathan Cummings Foundation, recently purchased just under 50,000 shares of Anthropic stock that were made available for sale as ...
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Omidyar Network Announces Third Class of Reporters in Residence

Omidyar Network Announces Third Class of Reporters in Residence Program Aims to Increase Quality News Coverage of Pressing Economic Issues December 14, 2023 Washington, DC ...
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Omidyar Network Launches a Dedicated Funding Effort to Promote Inclusive and Responsible Development of Generative AI

$30 million initial investment will bridge gaps between industry, civil society, and policymakers, broadening generative AI infrastructure in service of society. Today, building on its ...
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Biden Administration Made Two Announcements on AI; Don’t Let One Overshadow the Other

This article was originally published on The Messenger here.  By Michele Lawrence Jawando President Biden’s Executive Order on AI is appropriately ambitious. From outlining new ...
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Philanthropies Launch New Initiative to Ensure AI Advances the Public Interest

We are proud to stand with Vice President Kamala Harris and our many partners in philanthropy at this critical juncture for the future of AI. ...
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Major Philanthropies Launch “BuildUS” Fund to Accelerate Implementation of Historic Federal Investments

The pooled fund will focus grant making on local, state, and federal efforts to achieve a low-carbon, worker-centered, equitable economy  Washington, DC (September 26, 2023) ...
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David Harm waters plants outside of his home in the Ridgeview Homes mobile home community in Lockport, N.Y., in 2022. The plight of residents at Ridgeview is playing out nationwide as institutional investors, led by private equity firms and real estate trusts and sometimes funded by pension funds, swoop in to buy mobile home parks. (AP Photo/Lauren Petracca)

3 winners of private equity reporting grants announced

The Poynter Institute and the Omidyar Network have announced the winners of three reporting grants focusing on private equity. The grants were born out of ...
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Feature: Reimagining Our High-Tech World

The Fall 2023 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review featured a piece by Omidyar Network CEO Mike Kubzansky. Although digital technology and society are ...
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Young Leaders in Technology Granted $2 Million to Create Safe and Inclusive Online Spaces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 2, 2023 CONTACT: Kevin Liao, [email protected]  26 Youth-Led Initiatives Join the Responsible Technology Youth Power Fund’s Inaugural Cohort to Build ...
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