Press & Coverage

This page contains links to all the coverage our Power of Information conference received. If you’ve got something you’d like to be included here, drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do.

Here, Fran Perrin and Dr Salvatore LaSpada write in the Guardian Voluntary Sector on how philanthropists can make the most of social media.

In this article,’s Olivia Solon explores how better data could help the world of philanthropy become more transparent and accountable after having listened to the Transparency & Democracy panel.

Third Sector Online’s Sophie Hudson on the announcement by the Omidyar Network that the organisation would soon be opening an office in London. Investment Partner, Stephen King, made the announcement at our conference.

This article from Alliance Magazine’s Jorge Solis contains an excellent write up of the day with some key take-home messages.

LSE’s Charlie Beckett was live blogging throughout the day. To read his thoughts on everything from Lady Gaga to the ‘suggestion box syndrome’ click here.

Macroscope’s Sameer Padania, who spoke at the conference, used his site to expand on what he said and offer his reflections on the day.

Social by Social co-author Amy Sample Ward offers some great take-home messages from the day and debunks some of the myths about funding tech innovation in this excellent post.

Sam Gregory of Witness with a short blog post on how funders can support technology for human rights and the activists using it.

Plan International’s Linda Raftree with an excellent blog post on the conference and on how to build bridges between new technologies and existing initiatives.

Sproxil – represented at our conference by Dr Ashifi Gogo – blogged about the day here.

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