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  • Learning and Impact

    The call for research proposals is part of a $5.5 million bundle of investments to study mis- and disinformation and inform internet governance. MIAMI – July 21, 2021 — Recognizing the impact of technology on our democracy, Knight Foundation is announcing a $5.5 million set of new investments today that will help advance research of issues […]

    Article · July 21, 2021 by

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    Congratulations to the 2020 Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards winners! Watch the first celebration of the Esserman-Knight Journalism Award winners, which took place June 18, 2020. Winner ($10,000) Reporter Julie K. Brown and Visual Journalist Emily Michot of the Miami Herald for their groundbreaking reporting on the case of sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, “Perversion of Justice”: Brown […]

    Article · April 19, 2021 by

  • Journalism

    Welcome to the 14th annual Knight Media Forum. For all that time, it’s been my privilege to lead Knight Foundation, dedicated to strengthening democracy by supporting informed, engaged, and inclusive communities. No surprise: this year’s virtual Knight Media Forum is unlike any that came before. In years past, we got together in Miami and benefited […]

    Article · March 2, 2021 by

  • Communities

    Projects with Vanguard CDC and University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning will provide neighborhood residents with a new library and an attractive main street.  DETROIT — February 25, 2021 — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced nearly $2 million in support for projects that accelerate equitable growth […]

    Article · February 25, 2021 by

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    2021 Knight Media Forum March 2-4, 2021 #kmf21 | knightmediaforum.org Download the agenda here. Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2 p.m. ET: Welcome Lilly Weinberg, Knight Foundation and Knight Media Forum Day 1 Host Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation 2:30  – 3:15 p.m. ET: Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal News Group Conde has been at the forefront of […]

    Article · January 13, 2021 by

  • Communities

    MIAMI – Jan. 13, 2021 – Kelly Jin, chief analytics officer for the City of New York and head of the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics, will join the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as vice president for community and national initiatives in February. Jin pairs broad analytics experience in both the public […]

    Article · January 13, 2021 by

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    Throughout the 2020 election campaign, there were increasing concerns about the spread of false information on social media, as well as discussions regarding the role of platforms in resolving information disorder (i.e., misinformation, dis-information and malinformation). Now that the election is over, we must evaluate the effectiveness of diverse strategies that platforms or media organizations […]

    Article · December 16, 2020 by

  • Journalism

    With support from Knight, the projects will provide tools and training for journalists to become more resilient in dealing with misinformation  Oct. 28, 2020 — MIAMI — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced nearly $3 million for four projects to help journalists increase their knowledge, tools and skills to combat misinformation […]

    Article · October 29, 2020 by

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    In its fourth consecutive year, NewsMatch 2019 continued to seek to strengthen the sustainability of the nonprofit news sector by building capacity in nonprofit newsrooms, spreading awareness of the importance of investing in journalism among the general public, and directly and indirectly investing millions of dollars into the field of nonprofit journalism. Overall, this evaluation […]

    Article · October 21, 2020 by

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    KNIGHT PUBLIC SPACES FORUM OCTOBER 21–22, 2020 | #PUBLICSPACES20  DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE AGENDA WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 12:30 – 12:45 p.m. Arrivals and Registration 12:45 – 1 p.m. Welcome and Forum Framing Speaker: Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO, Knight Foundation 1 – 2:05 p.m. Ideas Plenary: Changing Public SpacesA dynamic group of leading professionals will each share […]

    Article · September 29, 2020 by