The American Press Institute’s Tom Rosenstiel on fact checking and journalism in a “post-truth” era Tom Rosenstiel is a leading authority on journalism in the 21st century. As Executive Director of the American Press Institute since 2013, he has led API’s efforts to anticipate issues, conduct research and…
Vital Signs, a new tool from ProPublica (RAF grant partner), collects important health care information in one easy-to-use place.
The Rita Allen Foundation joins funders seeking fresh ideas for improving the information ecosystem; submissions due April 3.
A forthcoming book by Eric Liu of the Aspen Institute (RAF grant partner) explores citizen power and bottom-up strategies for making change.
A new guide from the Aspen Institute (RAF grant partner) outlines actions for advancing scientific and civic literacy.
Digital Democracy (RAF grant partner) has expanded its tools for tracking state legislatures to New York; Florida and Texas sites are coming soon.
The American Press Institute has issued new guiding principles for ethical philanthropic funding of nonprofit media.
A network of journalists, nonprofits, researchers and foundations have been investigating routes to weakening the influence of fake and misleading stories masquerading as news online. Now, following an election in which misinformation was highly visible, their work is taking on a new urgency. A two-part series by Elia Powers in MediaShift…
As the calendar year closes, we’ve reached out to several leaders in journalism, academia, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship to listen more deeply to what’s on their minds as they foster civic engagement in the current environment. We’ve heard several themes resonate: The importance of listening broadly and responding effectively to…
Awake, listening for the future I love talking to scientists, social entrepreneurs, fellow philanthropists—anyone wrestling with the intersection of big ideas and reality.