Craig Newmark


Craig Newmark is a web pioneer, philanthropist, and a leading advocate on behalf of trustworthy journalism and other deserving causes. In 1995, Craig founded craigslist, an Internet service that started as an email distribution list and then went on to become a leading classifieds website that is available in 70 countries. After the success of craigslist, he created Craig Newmark Philanthropies in 2016, which supports several organisations and initiatives in the journalistic space, including The Trust Project and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s News Integrity Initiative. Craig’s post-craigslist endeavours continue to exemplify how entrepreneurship and philanthropy go hand-in-hand.

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