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Knight-Batten Award winners announced

July 27, 2009, 5:01 p.m., Posted by Knight Foundation

J-Lab Executive Director Jan Schaffer discusses the winners of the Knight-Batten Awards.

Last week, J-Lab announced the winners of the annual Knight-Batten Awards for Innovation in Media. The New York Times won top honors for a body of work that includes their debate analysis tool, Document Reader, Word Train, "Living With Less" project, custom newspaper newsbox and Represent. Special Distinction Awards went to Apture, ProPublica's ChangeTracker, PBS' Patchwork Nation, Printcasting, and the Center for Public Integrity. The Wilmington Star News won a Citizen Media Award for MyReporter.

At J-Lab, you can read more about the winners and browse through other notable entries to the contest.