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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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These submissions are trying to answer the question: “How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?” Joseph Lichterman
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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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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. Justin Ellis
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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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In the latest round of the Knight News Challenge, Knight is awarding $2.2 million for projects focused on health and data. Justin Ellis
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These are some of the projects and discussions that caught our attention at this year’s MIT-Knight conference.
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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. Joshua Benton
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