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    Executive Summary A shift toward online news consumption, combined with greater political polarization, has altered the media landscape. As part of its Trust, Media and Democracy initiative, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation partnered with Gallup to create NewsLens — an experimental platform and news aggregator first developed in 2017 to facilitate novel […]

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    UPDATED June 30, 2021 after UNC Board of Trustees tenure voteKnight Foundation endows chairs at universities, not specific people. But we are pleased that the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, a leader in journalism education and an important Knight partner, recognizes that a professor such as Nikole Hannah-Jones deserves tenure based on her […]

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    An Assessment of Emerging City Champions In cities across America, young and talented residents from all walks of life are eager to implement ideas to improve public life and civic engagement to make their communities more equitable, engaging and welcoming to all. And now is an important moment in time for these young leaders to […]

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    Thanks for registering for the 2021 Knight Media Forum. I’m delighted to welcome you, and write today to give you a preview of what to expect. This will be the 14th annual in a series that began – while Facebook was still a college thing – as a gathering of some 200 people from community and […]

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    *as of 2/23/2021 First Name Last Name Organization Craig Aaron Free Press Becca Aaronson News Product Alliance Jonathan Abbott GBH Public Media Nicole Abelson nicole Abelson Carol Abrams The Annie E. Casey Foundation Ellen Acconcia Carolina Public Press Migell Acosta San Diego County Library Chris Adamo WhereBy.Us Peter Adams The News Literacy Project Alice  Adams […]

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    Two reports, “Measuring Progress Toward Downtown Revitalization and Engaging Public Spaces: A review of existing research,” and “Toolkit: How to measure progress toward downtown revitalization and engaging public spaces,” examine how to practically address important questions around downtown revitalization and engaging public spaces, from a comprehensive review of existing literature to a toolkit with takeaways to […]

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    Long-Only Investments: Alua Capital Management LP is a partially Latinx American-owned firm in New York, NY. Their concentrated, fundamental global long/short equity fund invests in high-quality businesses run by ethical management teams. Ariel Investments is an African American-owned firm in Chicago, IL. Their Global Strategy, which is managed by an Indian American woman, targets stocks […]

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    Join Knight Foundation and the Esserman family to celebrate the first winners of this annual prize for accountability reporting in South Florida, and get a behind-the-scenes look at how their groundbreaking stories came to be. You will also hear from one of our country’s top editors, Marty Baron of the Washington Post, on the state […]

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    Join Gallup and Knight Foundation for a webinar rooted in new research, and focused on the future of tech policy. Watch the recording: Free expression vs. misinformation online: Who decides? How do Americans weigh a core value like free expression against the downsides that come with harmful content and misinformation online? A new report by […]

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    Executive Summary Citizens and journalists rely on access to government information to hold public officials accountable – critical for a strong press and functioning democracy. Yet, all indicators point to increased secrecy in government and a need for more effective acquisition and dissemination of civic data through better laws, technology, litigation, advocacy and public awareness. […]