Past Events

April
25
2019

Dissecting rape culture: A screening & discussion of Roll Red Roll

As part of our collaborative film series, Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York invite you to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Roll Red Roll, which intensely examines rape culture in America through the lens of an assault on a teenage girl in small-town Ohio.

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April
23
2019

Listening abroad: Reports from the international journalism community

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 […]

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April
12–13
2019

2019 International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ)

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.

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April
9
2019

Storytelling & media funders pre-conference gathering at the Skoll World Forum

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

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April
3–7
2019

International Journalism Festival

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.

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March
28
2019

Funding journalism on science, health and the environment

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.

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February
25–27
2019

Knight Media Forum

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 […]

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February
19
2019

Building local news ecosystems: A preview of the 2019 Knight Media Forum

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 […]

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February
6
2019

The Armor of Light: Faith and the Debate Over Guns in America

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.

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February
5–8
2019

frank 2019

A part of the University of Florida’s Center for Public Interest Communications, the frank gathering informs and drives the field of public interest communications through research, insights and news.

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