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.
Americans acknowledge bias in their own news — but they’re more concerned about bias in the media consumed by others
Recent Gallup/Knight research shows that six in seven Americans think there’s a fair amount of political bias in news coverage in general, and over half say the same of the news source they rely on most.
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 […]