Letter from Charles Koch Foundation and Charles Koch Institute on COVID-19 Pandemic
03-18-2020 05:05pm Letter from Charles Koch Foundation and Charles Koch Institute on COVID-19 Pandemic Today we stand together with everyone in this country and around the world to do all we can to support one another and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic Read the Full Letter
What the Coronavirus means for US Press Freedom and Polarization
02-26-2020 09:25am What the Coronavirus means for US Press Freedom and Polarization Charles Koch Institute's Sarah Ruger on the role a free and independent press plays in protecting public and political health. Read More
Gift to RAND Corporation to Open Exchange of Ideas around Grand Strategy
02-27-2020 02:56pm Gift to RAND Corporation to Open Exchange of Ideas around Grand Strategy Charles Koch Institute invests in the RAND Corporation to research how we can pursue a better way forward for America on the global stage. Read More
Warrior for the First Amendment
02-10-2020 05:11pm Warrior for the First Amendment Ashley Messenger didn’t plan on being a First Amendment lawyer. “It was an accident,” says Messenger, who is a senior associate general counsel with National Public Radio in Washington. But 20 years into her career, she’s worked with some of the most high-profile organizations in media and has watched how the industry and its environment has evolved along with shifts in technology and society. Read More
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05-29-2020 11:16am

Ten Student News Programs to Join Poynter College Media Project

As the U.S. journalism industry weathers economic hardship and reporters worldwide face political and cultural threats, educational opportunities pursued by the next generation of journalists becomes increasingly important. The Poynter Institute meets that opportunity with its College Media Project.

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05-27-2020 03:36pm

Innovating through Polyplexus incubators

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05-20-2020 10:00am

Techdirt will explore importance of digital innovation during COVID-19

The Charles Koch Institute and the Charles Koch Foundation have supported Techdirt’s coverage of free speech issues in the past. Now, with a six-month CKI sponsorship, Techdirt will curate content that examines how technology and innovation have positively impacted communities, individuals, and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

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