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The 2021 Media Impact Forum
Session 3 is Wednesday, April 21
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The Field of Media Funding

The term “media” now means so much more than just journalism and newspapers. Learn more about the importance of media funding and its role in preserving civil society, the scope of media funding, the history of the field and examples of foundations and their myriad initiatives to support effective media.

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As an event-driven organization, we’re constantly bringing changemakers together, whether in-person or online, to make strategic connections with like-minded professionals.

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The 2021 Media Impact Forum

Our 2021 Media Impact Forum will focus on evidence-based communications through one online discussion a month from February to June. Rationale & Context Last year (isn’t it nice we can finally say that?), we kicked off our 2020 Media Impact Forum with a discussion on the origins of COVID-19 and the danger of animal-borne infectious […]

International Symposium on Online Journalism

Since 1999, journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world have had an annual meeting in Austin, Texas to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on  journalism. The International Symposium on Online Journalism is a program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, a unique conference […]

Mapping the Field of Media and Philanthropy: The Latest Data, Networks and Trends

Developed in partnership with Candid (formerly Foundation Center), our media grants data map is a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically-funded media projects worldwide since 2009. This tool enables users to see, understand and dig deep into the numbers, networks and trends surrounding media and philanthropy.

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Join our growing network of funders who recognize the value of vibrant and compelling media to educate, inspire, and promote a just society.

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We are thrilled to have been able to host this conversation for funders. What an amazing and talented group of panelists!

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Here is @amyklobuchar talking about a Trump policy she supported completely: antitrust lawsuits to disrupt entrenched tech monopolies.
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