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PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
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The database run by the Internet Archive is collecting ads in 20 markets across eight states.
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17 projects will receive a total of $3.2 million to track police misconduct, improve the FOIA process, and more.
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The Des Moines Register, the Associated Press, and WNYC are among organizations receiving a total of $3.2 million for projects designed to increase voter turnout and develop more tools to analyze campaign finance disclosures.
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The home of the Wayback Machine and other efforts to preserve the Internet is among 22 projects based around libraries receiving $3 million in funding through the Knight News Challenge.
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“I think most media companies large and small have embraced change. So it’s not as if we’re all starting in the smoke-filled press room.” Justin Ellis
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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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