Here's our official recap of charity media coverage for the second half of Feb. 2018. Let's make sure these journalists know their stuff!
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Media Recap:
February 15-28, 2018


Hi, Charity Defender!

Here's our media recap for the second half of Feb. 2018.

It was a busy month, with lots of stories that warranted a response. If you're pressed for time, here are the 3 must-reads: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Click the story links below to read all of our recaps, and hit the "Click to Tweet" links to share them with each journalist.



"Vicky Browning: 'After Oxfam, charities are no longer untouchable'"
by David Brindle (The Guardian)
Social Shares: 96  |  
Journalist Reach: 2,584  |  Journalist Shares: 1
Tweet @David

"Louisiana should invest in the non-profit sector"
by Chuck Meehan (Shreveport Times)
Social Shares: 221  |  Journalist Reach: 0  |  Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Chuck

"I feel the disgust, but Oxfam's work is too important to be impaired"
by Tanya Gold (GQ)
Social Shares: 0  |  Journalist Reach: 0  |  Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Tanya



"Oxfam chief accuses critics of 'gunning' for charity over Haiti sex scandal claims"
by Decca Aitkenhead (The Guardian)
Social Shares: 1,500  |  Journalist Reach: 398,527  |  Journalist Shares: 25
Tweet @Decca

"Perhaps charities have their saints, but we shouldn’t turn a blind eye to the sinners"
by Sonia Sodha (The Guardian)
Social Shares: 21  |  Journalist Reach: 14,422  |  Journalist Shares: 2
Tweet @Sonia

"UK charities should make the case to run more public services"
by Ian Bruce (The Guardian)
Social Shares: 62  |  Journalist Reach: 0  |  Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Ian

"Shawcross attacks big charities, lawyers and umbrella bodies in final interview"
by Kirsty Weakley (Civil Society UK)
Social Shares: 3  |  Journalist Reach: 0  |  Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Kirsty




"Top charities hired lawyers to stop watchdog tackling abuse"
by Richard Kerbaj (The Times - UK)
Social Shares: 3 | Journalist Reach: 30,186 | Journalist Shares: 3
Tweet @Richard

"It’s time to take our charities to the cleaners"
by Michael Edwards (Transformation)
Social Shares: 62 | Journalist Reach: 9,205 | Journalist Shares: 2
Tweet @Michael

"Charities for veterans giving very little money to them"
by Justin Gray (11 News)
Social Shares: 38 | Journalist Reach: 7,818 | Journalist Shares: 2
Tweet @Justin

"When Charity Workers Turn Predatory"
by Editorial Board (NY Times)
Social Shares: 233 | Journalist Reach: 3,256 | Journalist Shares: 1
Tweet @NY Times

"The Oxfam scandal shows that, yes, nonprofits can behave badly. So why aren’t they overseen like for-profits?"
by Nives Dolšak (Washington Post)
Social Shares: 270Journalist Reach: 0 | Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Nives

"Has Goodwill become too greedy?"
by Maria Carter (Country Living)
Social Shares: 67 | Journalist Reach: 0 | Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Maria

"Smart Spending: Six Ways To Keep Your Nonprofit's Overhead As Low As Possible"
by Nonprofit Council (Forbes)
Social Shares: 11Journalist Reach: 0 | Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Nonprofit Council

"UK says 'grotesque' charity sex abuse scandal is 'wake up call'"
by Emma Batha (Reuters)
Social Shares: 5 | Journalist Reach: 0 | Journalist Shares: 0
Tweet @Emma

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