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The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is a national foundation that funds a variety of causes, including journalism projects and organizations. The foundation was founded in 1950 by the Knight brothers, who owned the Ohio-based Knight Newspapers, which later became Knight Ridder. Since 1950, the foundation has invested nearly $400 million in journalism…

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Ken Doctor    July 3, 2014
The paper’s cut back on print and bet on digital. What sort of a news operation will Mark Katches be taking over?
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Justin Ellis    June 23, 2014
Libraries and anti-censorship efforts are among the big winners.
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Jake Batsell    April 15, 2014
The daylong summit on new models for supporting journalism examines how the Texas Tribune diversified its funding, the injection of venture capital and private wealth into media, and the future of philanthropy for news.
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Joseph Lichterman    March 31, 2014
With a new grant from Knight, the nonprofit organizations are working to improve their customer management systems and better integrate membership data into their websites.
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Joseph Lichterman    March 24, 2014
Five journalism professors from historically black colleges and universities will participate in a program also aimed at increasing newsroom diversity.
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Justin Ellis    February 27, 2014
Knight, along with the Mozilla and Ford foundations, will award $2.75 million for ideas that can “strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation.”
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Ken Doctor    February 13, 2014
Can you raise more money for the news by harnessing the power of social sharing — and making the impact of journalism a little more clear?
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Justin Ellis    February 4, 2014
With funding from Knight Foundation and Kickstarter donors, PRX is trying to create an environment where “high-quality, story-driven” shows like Roman Mars’ 99% Invisible, can thrive.
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Ken Doctor    January 30, 2014
Two-year-old startup GoLocal24 is expanding from its New England base across the continent. Will business-driven for-profits like it fill the void of local news in ways nonprofit outlets can’t?
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Justin Ellis    January 28, 2014
Working with the Investigative News Network, Knight will provide microgrants of up to $35,000 for projects that help nonprofits and public media with technology, business, or operations.