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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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“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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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
579What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
410Journalists shouldn’t lose their rights in their move to private platforms
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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