Paul Cheung – Knight Foundation
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Paul Cheung

  • Learning and Impact

    The past several years have demonstrated that disinformation targeting communities of color have far-reaching implications for everything from elections to America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Academic studies, journalistic accounts and Congressional committees have found that false information online disproportionately targets historically marginalized communities. As an organization that seeks to foster informed and engaged communities, […]

    Article · July 21, 2021 by and

  • Journalism

    A new, $3 million Knight initiative will help local news organizations harness the power of artificial intelligence to drive success. Artificial intelligence (AI) is a force we can’t afford to ignore. In both good and bad ways, it’s everywhere — and it’s time to make sure that local news organizations are capitalizing on what’s become […]

    Article · May 12, 2021 by

  • Journalism

    On Oct. 29, 2020, Knight announced nearly $3 million in new support for projects to help journalists combat misinformation. Click here to read the press release. In the final days of a historic and consequential presidential election, the nation is facing an avalanche of falsehoods spread online and broadcast on cable and streaming television news. […]

    Article · October 29, 2020 by and

  • Journalism

    The rapid pace of technology adoption is forcing the practice of journalism to continuously adapt and implement. Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the forces that journalism can’t ignore. It’s already everywhere — the good and the bad.  While unregulated AI could pose a threat to our democracy, when AI is harnessed properly, it can become journalism’s […]

    Article · November 21, 2019 by

  • Journalism

    DocumentCloud, an open-source platform that allows journalists and their readers to upload, analyze, annotate and collaborate on primary source documents, was founded in 2009 with a grant from the Knight News Challenge. Since then, it has been adopted by news outlets big and small for collaboration on investigations such as the Panama Papers and to […]

    Article · September 11, 2019 by

  • Journalism

    Paul Cheung is the president of the Asian American Journalists Association, a nonprofit member organization dedicated to promoting diversity in newsrooms, and director of interactive and digital news production at The Associated Press. With Knight Foundation support, the group is redesigning its Executive Leadership Program to develop minorities as leaders in digital journalism. Above: Asian American […]

    Article · October 5, 2015 by