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  • Assessments

    We conduct robust assessments of our program investments to understand their overall impact and progress towards a desired outcome. We do this to further impact, guide future investments, establish best practices and to drive outcomes. We publish insights so that others in the field may benefit from our learning.  Past Knight assessments can be found […]

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  • Journalism
    Knight Foundation launches new initiative to fortify election integrity

    Nearly $7 million will support local news organizations in swing states and beyond MIAMI—In response to growing concerns about voters accessing quality information surrounding the 2024 elections, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced an investment of $6.9 million to bolster election news coverage, primarily in swing states. This response includes the […]

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  • Journalism
    Knight Communities Healthy News & Information Ecosystems 2023

    Overall, the eight Knight communities’ news ecosystems are trending in the right direction. For all five that were baselined in 2020, the information providers have remained steady, with some contraction in the commercial sector and some growth in the nonprofit sector.

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  • Opening Remarks by Maribel Pérez Wadsworth at Knight Media Forum 2024

    See the latest updates from Knight Media Forum 2024, here. As prepared for delivery Good morning! Welcome to the 17th annual Knight Media Forum. And welcome to Miami, my beautiful, dynamic hometown. Miami is a city of opportunity, a place where generations fleeing the darkness of repression have arrived to seek new beginnings and brighter […]

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  • Nonprofit, indie local publishers a bright spot in media

    While national media suffer layoffs, it’s a different picture at INN, LION Publishers The timing for the INN Days conference in Washington DC, last week couldn’t have been better. The Institute for Nonprofit News is on a roll, and so is the sector of both local nonprofit news outlets and for-profit independent news publishers. Both […]

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  • Journalism
    Healthy News & Information Ecosystems in Knight Communities 2023

    Summary Healthy news and information ecosystems are critical to healthy communities. Research and experience have shown that communities that have significant amounts of relevant, quality news and information have greater levels of civic engagement, more community cohesion and greater government accountability. In late 2022 and early 2023, Impact Architects applied the Healthy News and Information […]

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  • Journalism
    Announcing the Knight Election Hub to Support Newsrooms

    Free and Subsidized Services to Help Publishers Cover Federal, State, and Local Elections This Fall This fall, voters heading to the polls will face numerous decisions, collectively electing more than 100,000 officials and determining the outcomes of many ballot initiatives. While national races dominate the headlines, local news organizations are often the only reliable, nonpartisan […]

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    Ibargüen receives AEJMC’s Presidential Award

    On August 7, 2023, 1,500 members of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) gathered in Washington, DC for their 106th annual conference. The event’s opening ceremony featured a keynote address by Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen which you can read below. Local News: A Train Crash Waiting to Happen and How to […]

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    Knight Foundation taps news media trailblazer Maribel Pérez Wadsworth as new president and CEO

    Wadsworth brings nearly three decades of experience, along with a steadfast belief in journalistic excellence as a pillar of a vibrant democracy. | Gesi Schilling for Knight Foundation. Former President of Gannett Media and Publisher of USA Today, Wadsworth brings nearly three decades of experience Wadsworth to succeed Alberto Ibargüen, who announced his retirement in […]

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  • 2023 Knight Media Forum In-Person Agenda

    AGENDA *Subject to change Note: The Knight Media Forum program will be streamed online, except for the Breakout Sessions. Download a list of attendees here. Download a PDF of the agenda here. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023 1:00 p.m. EST – 5:00 p.m. EST || Registration – Atrium, Third Floor 5:30 p.m. EST || Welcome Reception […]

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  • #NICAR23: Knight Foundation x WIRED Lounge

    #NICAR23: Knight Foundation x WIRED Lounge Nashville Renaissance Hotel | Wedgewood Room  March 3-4, 2023 Are you in Nashville this week for the Investigators, Reporters and Editors annual data journalism conference #NICAR23? If the answer is yes, I hope you will join us at the Knight Foundation open lounge in the Renaissance Hotel’s Wedgewood Room. […]

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