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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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Justin Ellis    Aug. 27, 2014
What separates the successful innovation projects from their peers? Preparing for resistance, being agile about audience, and getting the user experience right.
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Joseph Lichterman    Aug. 11, 2014
Five journalism profs who spent the summer embedded in major newsrooms are revamping their lesson plans based on what they learned.
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Ken Doctor    July 25, 2014
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
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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.