Articles by

Rosemary D'Amour

  • Journalism

    The Online News Association’s annual gathering of digital journalists is hitting the nation’s capital this week from Oct. 5-7. Now in its 17th year in the United States, the conference tackles pressing issues and major trends for journalism in the digital age. We’ve examined many of these issues in the past year at Knight – […]

    Article · October 3, 2017 by

  • Communities

    This post has been updated. SXSW, one of the world’s largest gatherings of techies, journalists, educators, filmmakers, interactive media producers and musicians kicks off Friday, March 10. Thousands of attendees who descend on Austin, Texas, are prepping their schedules for must-see panels, performances and demos.   Knight Foundation’s Journalism, Technology Innovation and Community and National […]

    Article · March 9, 2017 by

  • Journalism

    Downtown Denver. Photo by Carolannie on Flickr.  This week, Knight Foundation heads to Denver for the Online News Association’s 2016 conference. First held in 2000, the ONA conference is a meeting ground for journalists and media practitioners to discuss digital trends and gain practical skills to stay abreast of where journalism is headed. Knight is a […]

    Article · September 14, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Representatives from four Knight communities and Gehl Architects at the 2016 convening in Lexington. Photos by Rosemary D’Amour. Angie Martin huddles under an awning in a public square in Lexington, Kentucky, on a cold April morning. She’s tallying the number of pedestrians who walk through the square, making note of the lighting, whether people feel […]

    Article · June 10, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Knight Foundation’s Media Learning Seminar convenes leaders in media, tech and philanthropy to identify how community foundations can best meet community information needs. And it should come as no surprise that mobile and social media were at the forefront of many discussions of the first day of the 2016 seminar held at the J.W. Marriott […]

    Article · May 3, 2016 by

  • Technology

    This post has been updated.  On Thursday Knight Foundation closed out SXSWedu, the SXSW conference track focused on educators, asking crucial questions about the future of libraries and technology, and the role of each in communities. Two panels featured several previous Knight News Challenge on Libraries winners, such as P2PU, StoryCorps and the Internet Archive, […]

    Article · March 11, 2016 by

  • Technology

    SXSW 2015. This post has been updated to reflect the latest ways you can connect with Knight Foundation at SXSW.  Knight Foundation is exploring leading-edge ways to tell news stories, hosting events on mobile innovation and virtual reality at SXSW Interactive. On Saturday, March 12, we will host a discussion on experimentation with mobile in […]

    Article · March 8, 2016 by

  • other

    Knight Foundation’s summer internship program offers college students and recent college graduates a chance to help foster informed and engaged communities through our work in the arts, journalism and media innovation, and cities. Applications are now open for the paid, 10-week summer program. Below, Lucas Hernandez, special assistant to Knight President Alberto Ibargüen, talks about […]

    Article · February 9, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Chris Caines at Knight’s offices in Miami. Photo by Rosemary D’Amour. Applications are now open for Knight Foundation’s summer internship program, which offers competitive, paid 10-week internships for college students and recent grads. A former Knight intern turned Knight employee, Chris Caines, talks about his experience as an intern in summer 2015 and the transition […]

    Article · February 4, 2016 by