Liberal Media’s Biggest Donor? Bill Gates

Bill Gates

( – Based on much-needed research, it is now being reported that Bill Gates, through his foundation, has contributed upwards of $300 million to liberal media outlets.

Those mainstream liberal media firms include CNN, NBC, NPR, PBS, and The Atlantic.

According to The Grayzone in, “Documents show Bill Gates has given $319 million to media outlets to promote his global agenda”:

“While other billionaires’ media empires are relatively well known, the extent to which Gates’s cash underwrites the modern media landscape is not. After sorting through over 30,000 individual grants, MintPress can reveal that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has made over $300 million worth of donations to fund media projects.

Recipients of this cash include many of America’s most important news outlets, including CNN, NBC, NPR, PBS and The Atlantic. Gates also sponsors a myriad of influential foreign organizations, including the BBC, The Guardian, The Financial Times and The Daily Telegraph in the United Kingdom; prominent European newspapers such as Le Monde (France), Der Spiegel (Germany) and El País (Spain); as well as big global broadcasters like Al-Jazeera.” [emphasis added]

Here are the top dozen beneficiaries by dollar amount:

  • NPR- $24,663,066
  • The Guardian (including $12,951,391
  • Cascade Public Media – $10,895,016
  • Public Radio International ( $7,719,113
  • The Conversation- $6,664,271
  • Univision- $5,924,043
  • Der Spiegel (Germany)- $5,437,294
  • Project Syndicate- $5,280,186
  • Education Week – $4,898,240
  • WETA- $4,529,400
  • NBCUniversal Media- $4,373,500
  • Nation Media Group (Kenya) – $4,073,194

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