Latest John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Stories

2014-08-11 12:26:01

New and future health and safety initiatives will be featured WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, co-chaired by William E. "Brit" Kirwan, chancellor, University System of Maryland, and R. Gerald Turner, president, Southern Methodist University, will be joined...

2013-06-19 23:04:19

Civic funding platform will scale up its operations thanks to financial support. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Civic funding platform Neighbor.ly has received a $175,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation on Tuesday. The award comes just before the one-year birthday of the Kansas City-based startup, which was launched July 7, 2012 by Luminopolis. Neighbor.ly aims to give companies, foundations and individuals the ability to directly support civic projects such as...

2011-06-23 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation released a new policy paper that calls on leaders of local print and broadcast media to spearhead the creation of regional and local collaborative news networks that meet the information needs of their communities. These interactive news networks are part of a broader set of strategies for re-inventing local journalism that are...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.