Posted by John Bracken and Jennifer Preston
“Your elected representatives at all levels are no better or worse than you deserve,” said Jack Knight in 1946. “It is depressing to hear citizens say they’re too busy for politics and then express disgust at the outcome of an election. Just who is supposed to make that fight ...
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.
Sept. 30, 2014, 3:04 p.m., Posted by rsharp
Sept. 30, 2014, 1:51 p.m., Posted by CSchwartz
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