Leaders in philanthropy, journalism, and technology working to strengthen local news, communities and democracy can attend the 2021 Knight Media Forum.
The event will take place on March 2-4, 2021.
The Media Forum will examine how local news innovators and their supporters are responding to the pandemic, the national reckoning over systemic racism, and misinformation.
The 2021 gathering is online and open to all.
It will highlight business models that are gaining traction, and approaches to audience engagement that are changing local journalism from within.
Participants will be equipped with the knowledge needed to address cutting-edge issues and major trends in local news, along with practical tools and ideas to promote more informed and engaged communities.
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