Contributing to a healthy society by fostering, supporting and incubating a sustainable and vibrant free press.

Consumer Membership

A consumer membership in the Fourth Estate makes a powerful statement and demonstrates your commitment as someone who is serious about the vital role that journalism plays in healthy societies.

 

The Benefits of a Consumer Membership in the Fourth Estate

In addition to the satisfaction of supporting a growing public benefit organization committed to fostering, supporting and incubating a sustainable and vibrant free press, journalism consumer members receive many valuable benefits:

 

Qualifications

Journalism consumer membership in the Fourth Estate is open to individuals who are consumers of news and journalism and are not eligible for any other membership category.

 

Membership Dues
Fourth Estate journalism consumer membership is cost effective: $5-40. Consumer membership dues vary by country and are based on a global tiered World Bank “fair pricing” policy for every country around the world.  Membership dues are not transferable or refundable.

 

Become a Consumer Member of the Fourth Estate – here’s how:

Complete the online application process.

 

All applications submitted will be reviewed by the Fourth Estate’s membership committee or their designee to ensure eligibility.  Please anticipate a one week review period from the date of your member submission for the committee/designee to complete the decision making process. If you are denied academic membership you will receive a refund of dues paid.