Regaining America's trust

$25 million gift will help UNC lead the way in restoring public trust in news

By Walter Hussman, Jr., Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and WEHCO Media

I am happy to share some good news with my fellow SNPA members. My family and I especially want to share with you some of our thinking and reasoning behind our decision. All of us (Ben, Palmer, Olivia, Eliza and me) have made a commitment to donate $25 million to the University of North Carolina's School of Media and Journalism.

This is the largest donation ever in the history of our family. We are lending our name and it will now be called the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Here's why we are doing it.