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The site was shuttered in April, but new owners plan to start publishing again later this summer — business model TBD.
The daylong summit on new models for supporting journalism examines how the Texas Tribune diversified its funding, the injection of venture capital and private wealth into media, and the future of philanthropy for news.
Working with the Investigative News Network, Knight will provide microgrants of up to $35,000 for projects that help nonprofits and public media with technology, business, or operations. Justin Ellis
A report from Knight Foundation finds that nonprofit news sites are growing revenues and audiences, but finding the path to long-term success will take more experimentation.
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
Some projects, like DocumentCloud and Ushahidi, were widely adopted in the media. Others stumbled due to technical problems or resistance from partners.
Lessons from previous grants and investments have changed Knight’s approach to funding innovation. Justin Ellis
The first round of the new challenge is open and the (short) applications call for creativity and conciseness. Justin Ellis
The Knight Foundation is opening up its contest by changing its rules and shortening the gestation period for ideas. Justin Ellis