Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.
On Feb. 22-24, join us virtually for the 15th Annual Knight Media Forum (KMF), where we will examine current trends impacting our democracy. Top thought leaders in philanthropy, journalism, education, tech and policy will share their insights and answer your questions about the hot topics across communities and the nation.
Free expression and the freedom of speech are cornerstones of American democracy. Yet the interpretation of the First Amendment continues to be a flashpoint in the 21st century as the nation debates how to apply these rights to our society.
How can our democracy remain informed when the analog mechanisms that protected society’s information flows are showing evident signs of strain in the digital age? There is more information – and access to information – than any time in history, but the trusted institutions and information gatekeepers of the past are no longer able to […]