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    Journalism

    Knight News Challenge: Libraries moves to ‘feedback phase’

    Sept. 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Posted by Chris Barr

     

    Knight News Challenge: Libraries is now closed.  We received more than 675 submissions, including some offline; we’re still counting, so the final number may change. Thanks to everyone who entered. Here’s what happens next:

    From now until Oct. 21, we’ll be in the “feedback” phase where we review the submissions. We invite everyone to join us in looking through the ideas, asking questions and giving feedback.

    We read every application we get, but we’ve also asked nine people to join us as (paid) readers; they’ll go through every application and help us select the semifinalists. You can identify them on the newschallenge.org site by the “reader” tags on their profile photos.

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    Arts

    DLECTRICITY 2014 Dlights Dtroit!

    Sept. 30, 2014, 3:04 p.m., Posted by rsharp

    The DIA and the Detroit Public Library Main Branch were the screens for twin projections of "P.O.V." by Mindfield, a fascinating short film on an endless loop throughout the weekend nights. DLECTRICITY 2014 was more packed than ever this year, bursting at the seams with incredible...

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    Arts

    Philadelphia Open Studio Tours gear up for their 15th season

    Sept. 30, 2014, 1:51 p.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    Mid-October marks the start of the 15th Annual Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), Philadelphia's leading autumnal visual art exploration, presented by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists. Art lovers can find themselves in all of the far-flung corners of Philly by following the guide, which consists of more than 300...

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