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The Knight News Challenge winner is now looking for partners to collaborate with on storytelling.
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Several of the new projects first popped up through the last round of the Knight News Challenge. Justin Ellis
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Plus: Debating the value of print in New Orleans, two more news paywalls, and the rest of the week’s news in the future of news and tech.
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“A channel guide for the entire Internet,” the site would guide users to breaking news happening around them.
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Tor builds privacy-protecting software, networks, and portable operating systems with journalists in mind.
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Lessons from previous grants and investments have changed Knight’s approach to funding innovation. Justin Ellis
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Knight News Challenge winner Watchup aggregates videos from YouTube for a new iPad app that lets users customize their own mini-newscasts. Adrienne LaFrance
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The Knight News Challenge winner uses Twitter and Facebook to help newsrooms track their own — and competitors’ — stories.
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The Knight News Challenge winners are building an open-source framework to simplify mobile data collection and processing.
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Six winners share more than $1.3 million in the first post-reboot round of the Knight Foundation’s news-innovation contest. Joshua Benton
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
729A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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