How “fake news” really spread in the 2016 election


Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities.

How did “fake news” spread during the 2016 election, and has anything changed since?
A new report has answers

Civic assets are the places that turn a city into a community. Reimagining the Civic Commons shares important lessons

Playwright and former Knight Arts Challenge Detroit winner Dominique Morisseau becomes a
MacArthur Genius Fellow

New funding opportunity:
Research on the future of an informed society in the digital age. Apply + RSVP for a webinar

We’re offering $750K for new ideas to ensure AI is used ethically in the field of news and information.
Submit ideas by Oct. 14

What we can learn about designing public spaces from Akron’s new pop-up forest on top of a freeway