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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]