NAIC Exclusive: Why the Knight Foundation Placed Full-Page Ads in the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation placed two distinct full-page advertisements in the September 17 editions of the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal – the former praising transparency efforts of certain foundations and the latter lauding the 24 diverse asset managers that manage more than one-third of its endowment. In this NAIC exclusive, we speak to members of the foundation’s leadership team and explain the strategy behind the advertisements and what the non-profit foundation hopes to accomplish through this effort.