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Is Social Media a Threat to Democracy?

By Tom Glaisyer / 2017 October 4th

Today The Omidyar Group released a paper co-authored by me and two colleagues at Omidyar Network on the role of social media platforms on democracy and the public square. Read More

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News Match Launches With $3 Million in Matching Funds for Nonprofit Newsrooms Across the Country

By Josh Stearns / 2017 October 2nd

We're teaming up with Knight Foundation and the MacArthur to double donations to nonprofit newsrooms. Join us and help strengthen the free press and restore trust in media. Read More

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Key to Healthy Democracy: Modern, Secure Elections

By Adam Ambrogi / 2017 September 28th

We invested in the Center for Democracy and Technology because technology experts and election professionals need a reliable and trusted cybersecurity resource. Joe Lorenzo Hall and the CDT team will create opportunities for learning and collaboration, and equip election officials with the solutions they need to protect voters and encourage participation in future elections. Read More

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How Is Philanthropy Working to Rebuild Trust in the Public Square?

By Josh Stearns / 2017 September 27th

Josh Stearns writes about the prevalence of misinformation and why it’s important for our country to reclaim “truth” and regain trust in our democratic institutions, including the press. He shares some of the innovative trust-building efforts underway and how grantmakers can support them. Read More

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Sneak Peek: New Data on What Americans Think About Voter Registration

By Natalie Adona / 2017 September 22nd

As National Voter Registration Day approaches, we're sharing new insights into how the American public views the voter registration process. Read More


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