Landmark study reveals value of the arts in communities nationwide

The Community Ties report found that local arts and cultural activities drive community connection, but racial and economic inequities persist.

Landmark study reveals value of the arts in communities nationwide

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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.

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The Knight Research Network

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 […]

January 14, 2020
The Knight Research Network

ABOUT KNIGHT FOUNDATION

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.

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