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    Gallup and Knight Foundation asked 10,000 Americans their views on who, if anyone, should be regulating misinformation and harmful content online. See how your views compare in the quiz below, then read the report. Read the Report:

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    (Miami, FL February 28, 2022) The 3rd annual Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards is open for nominations of outstanding investigative and public service reporting in South Florida. Nominate a journalist or team of journalists whose work was published in 2021 by visiting essermanknightawards.org. Nominations will be accepted through March 15th. The Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards seek to celebrate […]

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    A Look at Key Trends in Student Speech Views Since 2016  College campuses have long been places where the limits of free expression are debated and tested. In recent years, this dialogue has grown more fraught as some schools have sought to create a more protective speech environment for students. Moreover, key events shaping the […]

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    A Knight-Ipsos study from the Knight Free Expression Research Series A Landmark Survey of Americans’ Views on Speech Rights  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  Free expression and the freedom of speech are cornerstones of American democracy. Yet the interpretation of the First Amendment continues to be a flashpoint in the 21st century as the nation debates how to […]

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    Launched in June, the 2021 Knight Arts Challenge sought the best ideas for the arts from individual artists and arts organizations in Akron, Detroit and Miami. Knight Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the Challenge in Miami — 24 South Florida artists and arts organizations that will share $2 million to bring their […]

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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 […]