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Why do so many Americans not vote? And given #coronavirus what needs to be put in place so that citizens who want… https://t.co/0IL3eWmnTo
Retweeted by Knight FoundationUsing digital tools to make voting inclusive + secure ➡️ Knight-supported @helloctcl, recipient of the 2020… https://t.co/efVOEJcZm7Do you work for an #arts org, museum or other cultural institution? A new survey from @Americans4Arts is documentin… https://t.co/GLKSufaKSi
4/2
2020
Miami is our home and we are standing shoulder to shoulder with everyone in the 305 during these uncertain times.… https://t.co/bklnAddLWA
Retweeted by Knight FoundationWATCH: In the U.S., more than 100 million eligible voters sit out every election. What implications does this have… https://t.co/fbmRlj2PAUIn San Jose, @knightfdn has committed $500K to support the #SiliconValleyStrong effort through the Regional Nonprof… https://t.co/nnaEP8VUbC
Retweeted by Knight FoundationTonight: put a little laugh in your evening w/ a streaming of @OneVoiceMN's 2017 "Pirates of Penzance" production,… https://t.co/DSort9GoqoThousands of #localnews orgs are working tirelessly to deliver accurate, timely #COVID19 info to communities — whil… https://t.co/jrFMVkzD8g
4/1
2020
Our @cmlibrary is 3D printing masks for health care workers in partnership w/ @AtriumHealth @unccharlottehttps://t.co/C0mgtjJ5R0
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3/31
2020
In San Jose, @knightfdn has committed $500K to support the #SiliconValleyStrong effort through the Regional Nonprof… https://t.co/XnPmtyar42
Retweeted by Knight Foundation.@knightfdn is deeply committed to Akron, its home city, and stands by Akronites in this challenging time. The foun… https://t.co/G8pCuMfdvE
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3/30
2020
Community foundations and other local organizations are leading COVID-19 relief efforts in the eight cities where K… https://t.co/yccjgqWT0s
3/28
2020
The #coronavirus outbreak is dominating conversations on every social media platform, and nearly half the public sa… https://t.co/rseCL2SRYmWe're stronger together. @knightfdn supports #SiliconValleyStrong by working with the @CityofSanJose and… https://t.co/GEzLb54lB7
Retweeted by Knight FoundationSmart Cities put residents at the center. This week the @CityofMiami did that and created a template for the future… https://t.co/yRb2jkNL6u
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3/27
2020
.@NewsGuard’s browser extension is an excellent tool to help fight the ‘infodemic’ surrounding #COVID19. Learn more… https://t.co/FMwMgqXkBg
3/26
2020
Sheltering at home got you feeling disconnected from your community? Catch me and a few of my friends live now on… https://t.co/nBzEMhW3hI
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3/25
2020
WATCH: As #COVID19 continues to spread, so does #misinformation around the disease. How can newsrooms, authorities… https://t.co/fO1zJ4bVKYattn all journalists: Five Funding opportunities for freelancers, photographers, technologists and other collaborat… https://t.co/fY0rm9t6CY
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3/24
2020
Want recs for your next #socialdistancing movie night? @blackloungefilm shares their top picks for streaming at hom… https://t.co/UwQK9h8hbe
3/22
2020
As #localnews orgs work to cover #COVID19, how can they also ensure their staffs stay safe? @lenfestinst shares res… https://t.co/wRWnJOXdOFHey #arts fans! Thanks to innovative museum #tech, you can still connect w/ some of the world's top museums while… https://t.co/cEkWs511apYou can play a role in keeping your community safe from COVID-19. For the latest info on coronavirus, including how… https://t.co/sAtOK2BWNk
3/21
2020
The Esserman-Knight Journalism Prize celebrates #SouthFlorida's best accountability reporting. In its inaugural yea… https://t.co/1DkLUu0WMsWant to learn about the art of short filmmaking? @sundanceorg's 'Short Film Session' includes screenings, conversat… https://t.co/ECraLyz8GsTODAY: Don't miss the @firstdraftnews 'Reporting Challenges' webinar for #journalists! @cward1e + @newsterrier will… https://t.co/PUMuaRkYdxWe're running two webinars today. One in two hours on newsgathering & monitoring with the London team… https://t.co/LytYTUVP4c
Retweeted by Knight Foundation🚨Tune in TOMORROW, 1:00-5:40pm PT on #SundanceCollab, to learn about the art of short filmmaking. Includes screenin… https://t.co/KgFp4n09In
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3/20
2020
Today, we are excited to announce that 33 top news sites run by seven news companies join #TheTrustProject to help… https://t.co/gvMJ6j0uAb
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3/19
2020
If you're a #journalist covering #COVID19, don't miss @firstdraftnews's 'Reporting Challenges' webinar on 3/20. The… https://t.co/6gHmCXH44uDeadline extended 📆 ▶️ The Esserman-Knight Journalism Prize will honor three #SouthFlorida journalists for their st… https://t.co/absDgVLNSgTwitter friends - check this @knightfdn grantee out! @codeforamerica might be an interesting topic for brigades wor… https://t.co/7MnQUMjC5f
Retweeted by Knight FoundationJournalist friends - NEW deadline for the Esserman-@knightfdn #journalism prize, for best accountability reporting… https://t.co/RERCiQeMvb
Retweeted by Knight FoundationTogether, we can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. For up-to-date, accurate information about COVID-19, s… https://t.co/niGoAKQvwg
3/18
2020
☕️ #SanJose residents: if you're self-isolating, you can still join Knight's @Thompson_KF for a virtual coffee chat… https://t.co/GXxLj6keiN
3/17
2020
Knight CEO @ibarguen provides an update to our grantees about COVID-19. See it here: https://t.co/P6IK9iSfhuhttps://t.co/RPA8618iwY
3/13
2020
"Until [young people] feel the impact that participation can have, it’s unlikely that they’ll show up in force at t… https://t.co/h5Bmiw6Z2Q
3/12
2020
via @NYTOpinion. ⁦@evettewashere⁩ shares her POV on young voters. ⁦@knightfdn⁩ #the100million https://t.co/DQILmS79J5
Retweeted by Knight FoundationReporters: Join @firstdraftnews for a conversation series around the complexities of reporting on COVID-19. They'll… https://t.co/e4fhSYtopNHighlights from new @knightfdn study Americans- * Believe tech cos misinform public about news (47%) rather tha… https://t.co/bIJvti7kO6
Retweeted by Knight Foundation"We want to go from having conversations about diversity, to creating workplaces that are equitable & inclusive in… https://t.co/R0LtIbjma3🧵➡️ Americans' optimism about the internet and technology has been challenged in recent years by emerging concerns… https://t.co/ca3WVUnX45
Retweeted by Knight FoundationJoin @firstdraftnews for the first in a series of conversations around the complexities of reporting on reporting o… https://t.co/1pY0s0yQv0
Retweeted by Knight Foundation“The @knightfdn just conducted a huge survey of “chronic nonvoters’ and found... that chronic nonvoters aren’t more… https://t.co/jJRF6qwnWp
Retweeted by Knight FoundationLearn more about Americans’ views on the roles of #tech and #internet companies in our lives:… https://t.co/stpcTDZYE7What are the solutions to America’s #techlash? Six in 10 Americans believe political leaders aren’t paying enough a… https://t.co/D1NM1q64fmPutting the research in perspective ➡️ American views on #tech and internet companies have been declining since the… https://t.co/HCZPsAEhMVMost people are most worried about the misuse of their personal data + about #misinformation online, shows a new… https://t.co/VmEqwcvVVuPOLL: Americans believe tech and internet companies do more harm than good, divide us more than unite us, and misin… https://t.co/A6tygCPjbgIn the U.S., techlash is a bipartisan, widespread reality — and many Americans think #tech companies have too much… https://t.co/z45AHVzeVGNEW: The internet has transformed how Americans access info and understand the world. But what’s the downside to on… https://t.co/RXUEa0DHrs
3/11
2020
.@Report4America President @stevenwaldman shares lessons learned: 1⃣Passion to cover #LocalNews is intense 2⃣Even "… https://t.co/DhQH7MpZqd
Retweeted by Knight FoundationWhen Americans see political ads online, what are they looking for? A new @Gallup-Knight poll shows they want more… https://t.co/igrLoZZk1A“We’ve learned a lot, and have a lot to learn. But all in all, the lessons have given us more hope, not less for th… https://t.co/NwGN6Vgra3
Retweeted by Knight FoundationLocal reporting isn’t just an important job— it’s a public service. That view resounds widely w/ @report4america co… https://t.co/Zb51lF5jp9Renovations at @mercercapricorn have paved the way for a revival in #Macon’s music scene, renewing the city’s title… https://t.co/CUvb4PZQEY"The politically engaged are relying too heavily on introspection when thinking about the politically disengaged,"… https://t.co/rONSp0OZg0Proud of Macon's #EmergingCityChampion Eric Mayle! Re-Cycle Macon's Earn-a-Bike program provides bikes to people w… https://t.co/dTdZoIT6zD
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3/10
2020
For years, the finance industry has faced a dearth of women in powerful roles. Today, the male-dominated field is s… https://t.co/6v6tSdFQwRDon’t miss this opportunity from our friends at the Knight Foundation! Deadline is March 24. https://t.co/R46MSrN31d
Retweeted by Knight Foundation.@knightfdn's @evettewashere shares her insights on #the100million study with @SunSentinel and offers ways to get F… https://t.co/XW8Wi3hzBR
Retweeted by Knight FoundationThe Esserman-Knight Journalism Prize celebrates #SouthFlorida reporting that holds the powerful to account. Local j… https://t.co/MvdbhinMIAMUST READ for those concerned about boosting #youthvote. Our @harvardiop research has consistently shown, & this… https://t.co/M0PihXDsTY
Retweeted by Knight FoundationA new @knightfdn study found that the nation’s top charitable foundations have an estimated $8.62B in assets invest… https://t.co/K2z0lXg8qR
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3/9
2020
“Without reliable local news, you can’t know who you’re voting for, or what issues, challenges and opportunities ar… https://t.co/aB7UEWNCEtMost Americans want an end to political ads w/ falsehoods, finds a new @Gallup-Knight poll on microtargeting by pol… https://t.co/bN6MIQPonLAdvancing #StPaul's entrepreneurial ecosystem ▶️ @LunarStartups' newest cohort is an innovative, diverse set of ent… https://t.co/NIVe4MVEBQ
3/8
2020
Say hello to Lunar Startups Cohort 3! @BimBamBooPaper @CheqrPay @coconutwhisk @cytilife @eventsbyladykhttps://t.co/EXOp75jS10
Retweeted by Knight Foundation @GibranAshraf @fundjournalism @Pressimus @GibranAshraf check out the FAQ at https://t.co/F6UBySXW1U — that will ans… https://t.co/i0I5oSQ3V3How can #localnews survive, thrive, and strengthen communities + democracy? @mediatwit shares highlights from the 2… https://t.co/Hnip6bE4L2If your newsroom is looking for a new publishing tool, don't miss your chance to get $20K in support to adopt/manag… https://t.co/th8am2VPjxFive million Florida residents are fully eligible to vote, yet they forgo the ballot box during national elections,… https://t.co/DkO3yfm3XF"As South Florida enters the 2020 election cycle, perhaps we should prepare our residents much as we do for hurrica… https://t.co/47d2RA87VK
Retweeted by Knight FoundationExcited to kick off the #MiamiFF with The Burnt Orange Heresy! @knightfdn is pleased to support this staple of Miam… https://t.co/veoLKGtqQm
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3/7
2020
A large, bipartisan majority of Americans don't want political ads to be able to micro-target them online, finds a… https://t.co/U5cDjKSOzZPacked house for the @knightfdn JOC luncheon at #NICAR20. Congratulations to @fvaraorta on the @IRE_NICAR Journal i… https://t.co/jgEYzZVWsG
Retweeted by Knight FoundationA conversation with ⁦@ibarguen⁩ & local TV news leaders on the future of local journalism ⁦@knightfdn⁩ It’s part of… https://t.co/hDb2N2q7AY
Retweeted by Knight Foundation"The people that don't vote, they just don't think their voice matters." Learn more about @the100_million — a new K… https://t.co/vTzdWY5TWmLISTEN: What is a journalist's role in holding the powerful to account? In the #RecodeDecode podcast, @karaswisherhttps://t.co/iRouxlbuWoMorning #NICAR20! There are over a dozen slots still open at @knightfdn's JOC Community Lunch. Journalist of color… https://t.co/lKbBeobESl
Retweeted by Knight FoundationHey newsroom leaders! Are you looking for a new publishing platform that can also help you manage your business + r… https://t.co/538HHGEc1V
3/6
2020
Congrats to Beverly Knight Olson, recipient of @kabtweet's Lady Bird Johnson Award! A Knight trustee + daughter of… https://t.co/U76ob5N5sVDoes your local/nonprofit news organization need a new CMS that can also help your business grow? Apply for a $20k… https://t.co/ytCkUsEnvG
Retweeted by Knight FoundationHave I mentioned how much I love #digitalwomenleaders testimonials? I just heard from someone who had a coaching ca… https://t.co/iCGb9RYhpa
Retweeted by Knight FoundationWhat do we know about America's non-voters? @the100_million, a new Knight study, examines the 100+ million American… https://t.co/EkahsQhHCpAmid increasing conversations around #Election2020, a new @Gallup-Knight poll finds that a majority of Americans wa… https://t.co/2HcWrXl8PgOur #TableStakes local TV news partners got the first look at the new TV Playbook from @soljourno. Great presentati… https://t.co/m85hkwpZA6
Retweeted by Knight FoundationIf you're at #NICAR20 check out this guide by @pcheung630! Fill out the form at the end of the newsletter to share… https://t.co/rmILTWm0Xi
Retweeted by Knight FoundationStop by the @knightfdn lounge at 3:30pm today for a snack break of mini muffulettas and po’boys in Galerie 1 by reg… https://t.co/CFu1RYEQSl
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3/5
2020
On this Super Tuesday, proud to speak out with @KYTrey on the importance of ensuring all voters vote. Thanks… https://t.co/MFfAlyLwuE
Retweeted by Knight FoundationHow deep is America's #techlash— and what are its implications for policy and society? At @sxsw, @chopraftc and Kni… https://t.co/6jDVrFkOs1"Representative democracy depends on the consent — and therefore the participation — of the governed." — RI Sec of… https://t.co/sHLkD6hNg1 @880Cities Champion Lyn Kim founder of @goclt is using a $5000 grant from @knightfdn to make Charlotte accessible f… https://t.co/u0KjAsODVg
Retweeted by Knight FoundationThe 2020 Knight Media Forum gathered 600+ people to focus on issues surrounding #localnews, community and democracy… https://t.co/hPTzjT5MjwThe @knightfdn and Gallup’s latest research found that 72% of Americans oppose internet companies making user infor… https://t.co/ip4ZAJUTPC
Retweeted by Knight FoundationThis year, @knightfdn made a 3-year, $240,000 commitment in support of NCI. Funding will go toward fully supporting… https://t.co/8aihHAT17L
Retweeted by Knight Foundation“Although we are from red and blue states, we agree that nonvoters’ lack of participation [means] elected candidate… https://t.co/Bd3QjNpYgp
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3/4
2020
Community bonds and trust suffers when residents perceive an ideological gap between themselves and the majority wh… https://t.co/l4A3mYTtYI
Retweeted by Knight Foundation—>> Americans don’t like micro-targeting of political ads, v @gallup @knightfdn #supertuesday2020 https://t.co/cszFx7UhjK
Retweeted by Knight FoundationBrilliant #Miami panel at #GEMGlobalReport2020 launch telling about all collaborative efforts of authorities and pr… https://t.co/rLaQB1NLLy
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3/3
2020

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