Events

Upcoming Events

Knight Media Forum 2023

Democracy has always relied on independent journalism to provide citizens with accurate information and to hold the powerful accountable. Yet, several forces pose significant challenges to that effort, including the financial difficulties faced by many news organizations and a broad distrust of news among the public.  Recent trends have offered us reasons to think that […]

Knight Media Forum 2023

Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards 2023

CALL FOR NOMINATIONSJANUARY 1 – 31, 2023 The Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards, now in its fourth consecutive year, recognizes outstanding investigative and public service reporting in South Florida. The awards include a $10,000 first prize, a $5,000 second prize, and honorable mention awards at $1,000. Nominations are now open. Nominees are journalists who served the public […]

Esserman-Knight Journalism Awards 2023

Recent Events

ICYMI: Watch recorded sessions from INFORMED 2022

About Key leaders and experts discuss the biggest questions at the intersection of technology, media, and democracy. Though internet technologies have brought unprecedented social advantages and helped democratize access to information and idea, they have also been exploited to mislead, disenfranchise, and undermine democracy. As the internet continues to evolve, the challenges to an informed […]

ICYMI: Watch recorded sessions from INFORMED 2022
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The Future of News: Trust and Polarization

THURSDAY, JULY 7 from 8:20 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET Social media has profoundly reshaped American media over the last decade, roiling newsrooms and provoking bitter public debates about the nature of journalism itself. Semafor’s first pre-launch event will convene both leading actors and commentators in the contemporary battle over the nature of news, and […]

July 7, 2022
The Future of News: Trust and Polarization
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Future of First Amendment: exploring trends in high school students’ views of free speech

Wednesday, June 29, 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT Join us next week for a lively discussion exploring high schoolers’ evolving views of the First Amendment. A panel of leading experts will discuss ways educators are navigating student free speech issues within a changing legislative landscape when it comes to discussing controversial topics in […]

June 27, 2022
Future of First Amendment: exploring trends in high school students’ views of free speech

Knight Media Forum 2022

On Feb. 22-24, the 15th Annual Knight Media Forum (KMF), examined current trends impacting our democracy. Top thought leaders in philanthropy, journalism, education, tech, and policy shared their insights and answered your questions about the hot topics across communities and the nation. KMF is the premiere event for leaders across these sectors to put forward […]

Knight Media Forum 2022

Lessons From the First Internet Ages

What is the future of the Internet? Thirty years after the creation of the first web page, what have we learned about the impact of the Internet on communication, connection, and democracy?   Join the Knight Foundation for Lessons from the First Internet Ages, a virtual symposium that will explore and evaluate what key figures in the development […]

Lessons From the First Internet Ages

Past Episodes

Informed & Engaged

A show that unpacks the ideas and solutions impacting the changing media landscape.  Hosted by the Knight Journalism team

Informed & Engaged

Coast to Coast

A show that takes a deep dive into cities and explores ideas and insights on building engaged communities in a time of rapid change. Hosted by Lilly Weinberg and Lilian Coral.

Coast to Coast

The Future of Democracy

A show about the trends, ideas and disruptions changing the face of our democracy.

The Future of Democracy

DISCOVERY

A show exploring how the arts and artists build informed and engaged communities. Hosted by the Knight Arts team.

DISCOVERY