Foundation support for local journalism
11:30 a.m. — 12:15 p.m., Film Row Cinema
- Teresa Gorman | Democracy Fund
- Karen Rundlet | Knight Foundation
- Molly de Aguiar | News Integrity Initiative
- Jan Schaffer | J-Lab
What are the major foundations that support journalism doing to strengthen the local news ecosystem? What do they need or want to see from local publishers? Has their approach or priorities changed in this era of "fake news" and mistrust in the media? A panel discussion with Karen Rundlet of the Knight Foundation, Teresa Gorman of the Democracy Fund, and Molly de Aguiar of the News Integrity Initiative, moderated by Jan Schaffer of J Lab.