We’re dedicating this month’s Journalism Funders Network webinar to discussing the themes and highlights of a few big gatherings for the international journalism community: April 3-9—The International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy April 9—Media Impact Funders’ one-day pre-conference funder gathering at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford, England; April 12-13—The 20th annual International Symposium on Online […]
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 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.
The international journalism festival in Perugia, Italy, is the largest media event in Europe. It is an open invitation to listen to, learn from and network with the best of global journalism. Informality and accessibility are its key features, and is free entry for all attendees. Learn more about the festival.
Reporting on science requires deep expertise that can be especially hard to come by as journalism outlets find their staff and resources diminished. That’s why funders are increasingly looking to new solutions to support high-quality science.
The Knight Media Forum is designed to help funders from across the country find strategic ways to invest in strengthening local news, communities and our democracy. Can’t make it? Our next Journalism Funders Network webinar will feature a preview of KMF. Meet (virtually) some of the key folks working on local news ecosystems and make […]
Each year, the Knight Foundation gathers funders from across the country to talk about why and how they—especially those at community and place-based foundations—can contribute to stronger local news ecosystems. This year’s agenda offers rich examples of collaborations and experiments rooted in place. We’re using our February Journalism Funders webinar as an opportunity for those attending […]
We invite you to join Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York for a special screening and discussion of the powerful film The Armor of Light and a conversation about our fractured political culture and the possibility of having people come together across deep party lines to find common ground.
Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter changed the landscape of democracy, granting widespread access to public discourse, and empowering citizens to create change in new ways. But what began as tools to amplify new voices has also given way to the spread of disinformation, deepening polarization, and ultimately, dampening civic engagement.