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Articles tagged Knight News Challenge (144)

“Si dejas a cinco chilenos en una sala, probablemente van a terminar peleando. Así que no sólo estamos construyendo herramientas, también estamos construyendo formas de trabajar juntos, de construir confianzas.”
“If you put five Chileans in a room, they’re probably going to fight each other. So one of the things — we’re not just building tools, we’re also building ways of working together, and making people trust each other.”
The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date. Joshua Benton
The Knight News Challenge winner creates mobile surveys to help communities increase input from residents on important issues.
Activists, journalists, and others could use the mobile tool kit to share information on SIM cards the way files are shared on thumb drives. Justin Ellis
The InformaCam app, which uses metadata to help authenticate videos and photos, is being developed with funding from the Knight News Challenge. Justin Ellis
There might not by Internet access out in the fields, but WeFarm hopes that SMS and a human network built on translation and information sharing can let farmers get more out of their land. Caroline O'Donovan
Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones. Justin Ellis
The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines. Joshua Benton
Developed by Code for America fellows, the Knight News Challenge winner allows people to create, collect, and manage data. Justin Ellis