Knight Media Forum 2020

Final day: Watch the live stream

The Knight Media Forum is the premier gathering for funders and media leaders working to strengthen local news, community and democracy.

The forum, presented by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, gathers leaders in journalism, technology and philanthropy Feb. 24-26, 2020 in Miami to explore the ways to strengthen local news and our democracy.

The complete agenda is here. The livestream schedule is below.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. ET.: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor, World Wide Web

  • Introduction: Sue Kronick, Trustee, Knight Foundation

9:20 – 10:20 a.m. ET.: Amplifying voices from underrepresented communities

  • Maria Hinojosa, President and Founder, Futuro Media Group; Jeff Hirota, CEO, Community Foundation Boulder County; Martin Reynolds, Co-Executive Director, Maynard Institute. Moderator: Jennifer Choi, News Integrity Initiative, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY. Introduction: Karen Rundlet, Director/Journalism, Knight Foundation

10:25 – 11:15 a.m. : Making issues move: The role of data and digital in democracy (Met Ballroom, Level 3) 

  • A conversation with Teddy Goff, Founding Partner, Precision Strategies, former Digital Director, Obama for America 2012; Ory Rinat, Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief Digital Officer, The White House. Moderator: Judy Woodruff,Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour

12:45 – 2 :15 p.m. ET: Creating value not content: The importance of original reporting

  • A.G. Sulzberger, Publisher, The New York Times. Introduction: Alberto Ibargüen, President, Knight Foundation

Featured Speakers:

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web

Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher

Co-founder and editor-at-large of Recode
Jorge Ramos

Jorge Ramos

Univision Anchor
A.G. Sulzberger

A.G. Sulzberger

Publisher of The New York Times
Judy Woodruff

Judy Woodruff

Anchor and Managing Editor of the PBS NewsHour
Paul Huntsman

Paul Huntsman

President and CEO of Huntsman Family Investments