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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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“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”
544How do you get millennials to care about local news? The Charlotte Observer is testing out one idea
Its new website and newsletter Charlotte Five is an attempt to use lessons from viral publishers to find a spot in young people’s daily habits.
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