McCormick grants approved p. 4

By: Editorial Staff MORE THAN $4 MILLION in grants have been approved by the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation for journalism and free press programs this year, with 14 grants going to the foundation's journalism program.
Grants awarded in the first half of 1996 include: New Directions for News, Columbia, Mo., $1.35 million for three years; Inter America Press Association Technical Center Inc., Miami, Fla., $1.3 million for five years; Committee to Protect Journalists, New York, N.Y., $210,000 for three years; Community Renewal Society, Chicago, Ill., $205,000 for three years; Museum of Broadcast Communications, Chicago, $200,000 for two years; and Institute of International Education Inc., New York, $172,000 for one year.
Also: Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, Ill., $158,000 for one year; Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Arlington, Va., $138,000 for two years; International Foundation for Professional Journalism Inc., Panama, $100,000 for two years; World Press Institute, St. Paul, Minn., $70,000 for two years; Alfred Friendly Foundation, Washington, D.C., $56,000 for two years; Florida International University Foundation Inc., North Miami, $50,000 for one year; Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, Lima, Peru, $25,000 for one year; and Arthur F. Burns Fellowship Program Inc., Reston, Va., $10,000 for one year.


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