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    A well-functioning democracy depends on healthy and trusted public and private institutions; an economy that provides broad-based opportunity and prosperity; tolerance and respect for one another and our differences; and a vibrant civic life. But democracy is undergoing a period of stress that some might even call decline. The challenges of our time raise questions […]

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    Title of Session: How local funders can support local journalismLeaders: Sherrie Arb, Community Foundation for SoutheastMichigan, Melissa Milios Davis, Gates Family Foundation and Michael Murphy, The Cleveland FoundationScribe: Grace Diffey, Hamilton Community Foundation Title of session: Charlotte Collaboration and Community Engagement Through Media PartnershipLeaders: Glenn Burkins, QCityMetro; Sherry Chisenhall, Charlotte Observer; David Boraks, WFAE. Moderator: […]

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    2020 Knight Foundation Library Leaders Gathering February 23 – 24, 2020 Sunday, February 23Pérez Art Museum Miami1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami 5 p.m.: Museum Tour (pre-registration required) 5:15 p.m.: Shuttle pick-up from JW Marriott Marquis to Pérez Art Museum Miami Meet in lobby of JW Marriott Marquis 5:45 p.m.: Welcome and Registration, Verde 6:15 p.m.: Welcome […]

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    2020 Knight Foundation Library Leaders Gathering The annual Knight Library Convening, hosted by Knight Foundation, will take place February 23 – 24, in Miami.  This year, we will be centering our time together on the theme of Library as the Community’s Digital Platform, asking: How are libraries pushing the boundaries of how information is delivered, […]

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    $775,000 in Knight funding will be used to empower artists and arts organizations Contact: Roshni Neslage, Communications Officer, Knight Foundation, 305.908.2623, [email protected] SAN JOSE, CALIF. — January 29, 2020 — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced major investments in four San Jose arts organizations, advancing work that empowers local artists and […]

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    2020 Knight Media Forum Strengthening local news, community and democracy February 24 – 26, 2020 JW Marriott Marquis, Miami #kmf20 | knightmediaforum.org Monday, Feb. 24 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. : Registration (Met Ballroom Foyer, Level 3) 5:30 – 8 p.m. : Welcome Reception (Olympia Theater, 174 E. Flagler St.) Welcoming Remarks Investigative journalism: The urgency […]

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    How can our democracy remain informed when the analog mechanisms that protected society’s information flows are showing evident signs of strain in the digital age? There is more information – and access to information – than any time in history, but the trusted institutions and information gatekeepers of the past are no longer able to […]

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    How Immigration, Faith, Neighborhoods and Quality of Life are Changing Across the Nation As a new decade dawns, the American experience is often described as individualistic, isolated and increasingly digital, with traditional community ties fraying and fractured. But in fact, a strong sense of community remains core to the American experience and is simply showing […]

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    On Dec. 17, 2019, Knight Foundation released a two-part study analyzing the political dynamics of 86 million tweets. View part one of the study below, download part two of the study here, and read this blog post from Evette Alexander, Knight Foundation director for learning and impact. More than 48 million Americans use Twitter, one of the most popular social […]