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Knight Media Forum 2020
February 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm EST
newnewnewnnThe Knight Media Forum is the premier gathering for funders and media leaders working to strengthen local news, community and democracy.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, technology journalist Kara Swisher, and PBS NewsHour Managing Editor Judy Woodruff are among the leading thinkers headlining the Knight Media Forum 2020.
The forum, presented by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will gather leaders in journalism, technology and philanthropy Feb. 24-26, 2020 in Miami to explore the ways to strengthen local news and our democracy.
The invitation-only Knight Media Forum 2020 is at capacity; Watch the live stream on this page starting Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. ET.
The forum’s mission is critical as local newsrooms continue to shrink, news deserts expand and the threat these changes pose for democracy becomes abundantly clear.
The forum will spotlight the people and projects working to address these challenges, highlighting innovative experiments in local journalism, insights for foundations on investing in accountability reporting, finding and funding minority-led media innovation projects and more.