Livestream The Knight Media Forum
The Knight Media Forum in Miami is the most important and eagerly anticipated annual gathering of leaders in journalism, technology, philanthropy and the community, who will meet in Miami to explore ways to strengthen local news coverage and our nation’s democracy.
Presented by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the conference’s agenda this year 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.
Registration is now closed, but we'll be live-streaming the conference on February 25-26 and providing it free of charge to for anyone who is concerned with the future of news and its impact on our democracy.
Anchoring the coverage is Emmy-winning journalist, Hari Sreenivasan, host of PBS NewsHour Weekend and the national public television show SciTech Now. Among the leading thinkers headlining the 2020 Knight Media Forum are Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos; New York Times Publisher A.G. Sulzberger; technology journalist Kara Swisher; PBS NewsHour Managing Editor and anchor Judy Woodruff; and Teddy Goff, Founding Partner of Precision Strategies and former Digital Director of Obama for America 2012.
The conference will include deep discussions on topics including the growing challenge of hateful content online, emerging models for local journalism and ways to amplify underrepresented community voices in the media, plus take a look at how to meet information needs in rural communities, finding and funding media innovators in communities of color and the latest research on why people give to news organizations.