Knight Foundation announces funding for the Technology Policy Institute

Knight Foundation announces funding for the Technology Policy Institute

Project to support research on Internet Governance

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2020) – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $175,000 investment to support a Technology Policy Institute project led by Scott Wallsten to support research on competition in zero-price, attention-economy markets.
“As the antitrust debate continues, I look forward to partnering with the Knight Foundation to study new data and develop new insights into competition in the attention economy,” TPI President Scott Wallsten says. “We are excited about the opportunity to work on this issue and eager to contribute thoughtful and scholarly work.”

The Technology Policy Institute project is one of 20 projects that together received a total of $1.7 million today from Knight as part of its $50 million commitment to catalyze new research to inform how technology is transforming our democracy.

TPI Contact: Lindsay Poss, [email protected]
The Technology Policy Institute
The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at https://techpolicyinstitute.org/.
Knight Foundation Communications Officer: Raul Garcia, [email protected]
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

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