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    Articles tagged Knight News Challenge (142)

    These submissions are trying to answer the question: “How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?” Joseph Lichterman
    Knight, along with the Mozilla and Ford foundations, will award $2.75 million for ideas that can “strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation.”
    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
    Plus: Lessons from the outrage over the Kellers’ columns about tweeting and cancer, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and tech.
    In the latest round of the Knight News Challenge, Knight is awarding $2.2 million for projects focused on health and data. Justin Ellis
    These are some of the projects and discussions that caught our attention at this year’s MIT-Knight conference.
    But the bigger news is that the News Challenge “may be finished” as Knight looks for better ways to identify fundable innovation ideas in journalism, media, and communities. Joshua Benton
    “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.”