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American views: trust, media and democracy
Amid the changing informational landscape, media trust in the U.S. has been eroding, making it harder for the news media to fulfill their democratic responsibilities of informing the public and holding government leaders accountable.
The search for shining eyes: audiences, leadership and change in the symphony orchestra field
The program dispensed more than $13 million from 1994 to 2004, a critical period for orchestras. After decades of growth, the field was experiencing financial crises that appeared to be symptomatic of larger problems. Knight’s program attempted to tackle those problems head-on.
How Black Twitter and other social media communities interact with mainstream news
This report explores how social media subcultures — Black Twitter, Feminist Twitter, and Asian American Twitter — interact with the news.
The future of the First Amendment: 2018 survey of high school students and teachers
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.
In the internet we trust: the impact of engaging with news articles
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.
Young adults' news behaviors and beliefs
This report examines trust in media, showing that many young adults use news media to make decisions on policies and voting.
State of public trust in local news
The findings in this study present a dilemma for local news. The data suggest that moving into more aggressive coverage of social and political issues could further polarise views — and possibly lead to an erosion of trust. However, these are not issues that local...
The untold story of American non-voters
This report is a summary of what has been learned through interviews, both quantitative and qualitative, with more than 14,000 voting-eligible Americans. The result is multilevel snapshot of non-voting America one year out from the 2020 presidential election.
American views 2020: trust, media and democracy
There is a widening gulf between American aspirations for and assessments of the news media. With each passing benchmark study, the American people render deeper and increasingly polarised judgments about the news media and how well it is fulfilling its role in American democracy.
Common goals, different approaches
As American communities face increasing levels of social and economic division, this report showcases how five U.S. cities are reimagining public spaces—parks, trails, plazas, libraries—to bring residents together and revive neglected neighborhoods.