Remainder of World has acquired a $200,000 grant from the Ford Basis to increase its protection of the affect of tech on on a regular basis individuals.
The grant, which is made accessible by the muse’s Way forward for Work(ers) program, will fund a one-year reporting fellowship at Remainder of World designed to assist protection of tech’s relationship with labor, and report on the affect tech has on each the character of labor and the state of employees.
Ford Basis’s assist will make it attainable to rent a crew of reporters based mostly in among the areas of the world the place tech is having among the most pronounced affect, and is reshaping the definition of labor, mentioned Anup Kaphle, Remainder of World’s editor-in-chief.
“With the grant, we’re in a position to double down on our mission to problem expectations about whose expertise with tech really issues, whereas permitting reporters who’re native to the areas to inform the tales they perceive the perfect,” Kaphle mentioned in an announcement.
Remainder of World will probably be completely chargeable for choosing and hiring the 4 reporting fellows below this fellowship — one every in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America — to affix the publication’s reporting crew. The fellows will assist form Remainder of World’s protection of labor by contributing authentic concepts for tales and dealing alongside Remainder of World’s reporters and editors based mostly around the globe.