Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Brazil’s Nexo Jornal sticks to its founding principles: Explanatory journalism, subscribers, and no ads
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
Aug. 29, 2012, 10:08 a.m.

You have until Sept. 10 to submit your idea — distilled down to nine to twelve sentences, three bullet points, and some contact info — and have a chance at Knight Foundation innovation cash. The first two News Challenges this year were all about networks and data; this time it’s mobile, a subject that’s been sneaking into other winners even when it isn’t the topic. Submissions go here. What’s Knight looking for?

Tools and approaches that use mobile to inform people and communities. This might include new mobile applications, tools to help journalists or others leverage mobile, platforms to empower mobile users, and so on. We’re interested in a broad range of topics, so if you’re unsure if your idea fits, we encourage you to go ahead and apply.

Show tags Show comments / Leave a comment
 
Join the 45,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
Brazil’s Nexo Jornal sticks to its founding principles: Explanatory journalism, subscribers, and no ads
“We realized that context and explanation, we should take those things to an almost radical level.”
Press Patron is getting readers to pay what they want for news — with an average one-time contribution of nearly NZ$50
This crowdfunding startup wants to be the bridge between declining advertising revenues and paywalls with low conversion rates.
Inside, the collection of industry newsletters, continues to bet on email, the “largest social network”
Closing in on a year, the company founded by serial entrepreneur and investor Jason Calacanis now has around 300,000 subscribers across 30 newsletters, and average open rates just above 40 percent.