Organisation

Knight Foundation

Alternate Name
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Description

Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

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Report

17 Dec 2018
19

This report explores how social media subcultures — Black Twitter, Feminist Twitter, and Asian American Twitter — interact with the news.

Report

14 Dec 2018
16

This report demonstrates the relationships that sharing and conducting research have with trust in media by analyzing the results of the Gallup/Knight Foundation experiment, which used a custom-built news aggregation website.

Survey

5 Dec 2018
9

High school student support in the United States for First Amendment freedoms remains high, relative to historical levels of support in prior iterations of this survey.

Survey

The health of American democracy in an era of hyper polarization
24 Oct 2018
41

The 2016 presidential election and the primary cycle of 2018 have been defined in large part by the success of outsider candidates in both parties, raising the question of whether Americans are looking for outsiders because of a deep dissatisfaction with the American establishment.

Report

Five takeaways for educators, journalists, and librarians
16 Oct 2018
190

This research report presents findings about how a sample of U.S. college students gather information and engage with news in the digital age.

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