- Date Awarded
- Grant Period
- 03/01/09 to 09/30/11
- Focus Area
- Journalism & Media Innovation
- San Francisco, CA
To create an addition to the free, open-source web publishing module that will allow anyone to add micro-blogging to a personal Drupal web site. Part of the Knight Drupal Initiative.
A project that intends to create an addition to the free, open-source Drupal web publishing system that will allow anyone to add micro-blogging functionality – the transmission of brief text updates – to a personal Drupal web site and to allow the growing number of individuals and organizations using micro-blogging to receive or distribute notices across different web sites and micro-blogging services such as Twitter.
The grantee is Rob Loach, a Web developer who specializes in the development of Web applications using Drupal and open-source Linux software. He works at Mansueto Ventures in New York (mansueto.com). More.