Past Events

April
26–30
2021

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 […]

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April
26
2021

International Documentary Association presents – Research as Activism: Studying the Documentary Ecosystem

This program is organized by The International Documentary Association, JustFilms at the Ford Foundation and the Center for Media & Social Impact. The past year has exposed long-standing fissures in the documentary ecosystem. Although the phrase “Golden Age of Documentary” gets bandied about, the narrative and economic wealth of this industry are inequitably divided. The […]

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April
19
2021

Monthly JFunder Network Meeting – April

We remain committed to hosting monthly calls for funders who currently support or who are interested in supporting journalism.

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April
13–15
2021

2021 Skoll World Forum

The Skoll World Forum is going virtual from April 13-15, 2021! This year’s program is a mix of plenaries, sessions, networking activities, and more. Our theme “Closing the Distance” examines local and global divides as we work together to build bridges. Together, we’ll explore ways to close the distance between the world’s toughest challenges and the innovative solutions […]

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April
9
2021

Funder convening: Vaccine equity, trusted messengers & civic infrastructure

The economic, health and social destruction wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has been enormous, with over half a million U.S. deaths and millions more facing detrimental health consequences.

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March
24
2021

Exploring Big Tech: Funder discussion

If you registered for and or participated in the Big Tech series: Let’s connect.

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March
15
2021

Monthly JFunder Network Meeting – March

We remain committed to hosting monthly calls for funders who currently support or who are interested in supporting journalism.

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March
2–4
2021

2021 Knight Media Forum – Virtual Edition

The Knight Media Forum is the premier gathering of leaders in philanthropy, journalism and technology working to strengthen local news, communities and democracy.

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February
24
2021

Sundance follow-up meeting

Well, Sundance is over, and we missed seeing you in person this year. (Perhaps we can all agree that viewing Sundance on a giant flatscreen right at home was definitely not a bad way to experience Sundance.) However, we had a great online meeting with you all last month, and we were grateful to be […]

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February
23
2021

Preview of the Knight Media Forum: Polarization in America

The impact of polarization on American society cannot be overstated. It is increasingly affecting what we do (masks or no masks?), who we listen to (CNN or OANN?), and even how we think (fair or rigged election?). And the division is only deepening. These days, hostility to those with opposite views has reached a level […]

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