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Articles tagged Knight News Challenge (131)

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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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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.
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Mark Coddington    January 17, 2014
Plus: Lessons from the outrage over the Kellers’ columns about tweeting and cancer, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and tech.
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Justin Ellis    January 14, 2014
In the latest round of the Knight News Challenge, Knight is awarding $2.2 million for projects focused on health and data.
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Nieman Lab Staff    June 27, 2013
These are some of the projects and discussions that caught our attention at this year’s MIT-Knight conference.
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Joshua Benton    June 24, 2013
But the bigger news is that the News Challenge “may be finished” as Knight looks for better ways to identify fundable innovation ideas in journalism, media, and communities.
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Caroline O'Donovan    June 12, 2013
“Si dejas a cinco chilenos en una sala, probablemente van a terminar peleando. Así que no sólo estamos construyendo herramientas, también estamos construyendo formas de trabajar juntos, de construir confianzas.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    June 11, 2013
“If you put five Chileans in a room, they’re probably going to fight each other. So one of the things — we’re not just building tools, we’re also building ways of working together, and making people trust each other.”
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Joshua Benton    February 20, 2013
The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date.
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Justin Ellis    January 28, 2013
The Knight News Challenge winner creates mobile surveys to help communities increase input from residents on important issues.
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Justin Ellis    January 24, 2013
Activists, journalists, and others could use the mobile tool kit to share information on SIM cards the way files are shared on thumb drives.
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Justin Ellis    January 22, 2013
The InformaCam app, which uses metadata to help authenticate videos and photos, is being developed with funding from the Knight News Challenge.
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Caroline O'Donovan    January 18, 2013
There might not by Internet access out in the fields, but WeFarm hopes that SMS and a human network built on translation and information sharing can let farmers get more out of their land.
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Justin Ellis    January 17, 2013
Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones.