The commission was founded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which was itself founded by brothers John S. Knight and James L. Knight, members of the founding family of what became the Knight Ridder newspaper and broadcasting chain. The commission first met in 1989 after a series of scandals in college sports. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Knight Commission has 2 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 2009, Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age, Part 1. Most appearances with Theodore "Ted" B. Olson (2). Most common tags: Online Technology, Democracy.