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    Duval-Carrié joins ranks of art elite

    Opening night for “Imagined Landscapes,” solo show from Duval-Carrié at PAMM. Edouard Duval-Carrié needs no introduction to the local art world, or to the socially active community. Fresh off his highly acclaimed solo exhibition at PAMM last spring, Duval-Carrié has cemented a permanent place in Miami’s art pantheon. But he now joins nationally significant art […]

    October 21, 2014
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    Conversation US bridges gap between universities and local communities with compelling content

    Maria Balinska is editor of The Conversation US, which is receiving $120,000 in support from Knight Foundation to expand the reach of its content to local communities. Above: A news meeting at The Conversation US in Boston. Photo courtesy The Conversation US.  We’ve been eating cake in The Conversation US office, despite the heat outside, because we […]

    September 15, 2015
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    People like you: How personal and community ratings influence trust in media

    The spread of misinformation or strongly biased news has been enabled, at least partially, by digitally based techniques that strategically target news content at consumers. The methods provide news consumers with stories based on the story’s popularity in the general public or with a certain group of people, or because of the consumer’s past online […]

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    Miami Rail immerses readers in the local arts scene

    By Nina Johnson-Milewski, Miami Rail Knight Foundation supports the Miami Rail to provide arts and culture coverage about Miami for local and national distribution via print and online platforms. Below, Nina Johnson-Milewski, publisher of the Miami Rail, writes about their work from the past year. Photo by Gesi Schilling The Miami Rail has provided a […]

    September 5, 2013
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    Miami Rail immerses readers in the local arts scene

    Knight Foundation supports the Miami Rail to provide arts and culture coverage about Miami for local and national distribution via print and online platforms. Below, Nina Johnson-Milewski, publisher of the Miami Rail, writes about their work from the past year. Photo credit: Gesi Schilling.  The Miami Rail has provided a valuable forum for analytical perspectives on […]

    September 5, 2013
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    Americans’ views of misinformation in the news and how to counteract it

    Recent years have seen a rise in concern about the spread of misinformation, frequently referred to as “fake news.” Concern about misinformation — which can be defined as stories that are made up or cannot be verified as accurate but are presented to readers as if they are accurate — is not confined to one […]

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    Assessing the effect of news source ratings on news content

    Gallup and Knight Foundation’s 2017 Survey on Trust, Media andDemocracy found that Americans believe the media landscape is becoming harder to navigate. A majority of Americans say the plethora of information and news sources available makes it harder, rather than easier, to be informed today. The proliferation of online news sources that fail to adhere […]

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    Perceived accuracy and bias in the news media

    Gallup and Knight Foundation’s 2017 Survey on Trust, Media and Democracy found that Americans believe the news media have a critical role to play in U.S. democracy but are not performing that role well. One of Americans’ chief concerns about media is bias, and Americans are much more likely to perceive bias in the news […]

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    Hamtramck’s spring fling: Jessica Frelinghuysen, Tim Hailey and more

    Tim Hailey snags a photo-op at the opening of his show for Public Pool’s 5th anniversary! Culture mavens, revelers, music lovers and intellectuals needed look no further than Hamtramck this weekend, where an astounding confluence of culture left the city awash in action, even as the first stirring of spring started to break down the […]

    March 10, 2015
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    Beyond books: why you should check out your public library

    The following op-ed, written for National Library Week, is co-authored by Paula Ellis, vice president/strategic initiatives at Knight Foundation, Deborah Jacobs, director, Global Libraries Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Julie Stasch, vice president of U.S. Programs at the MacArthur Foundation. Above: The Seattle Public Library, photo credit: Flickr user Joel Down. For many of us, the public […]

    April 10, 2012