GroundTruth

The World Press Institute

Date Awarded
11/09/12
Grant Period
11/09/12 to 11/09/13
Focus Area
Journalism & Media Innovation
Initiative
Knight Prototype Fund
Category
Knight Enterprise Fund

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GroundTruth is a communications platform designed to help journalists, researchers and community organizers establish engagement with people who have valuable expertise via text messages and mobile phones.

It will give producers the tools to build panels of sources, send out simple surveys, visualize resulting data, and followup with sources for interviews and other needs.

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Project Team

Andrew Haeg

Co-Founder, Public Insight Network, American Public Media

Andrew Haeg is co-founder of the Public Insight Network, a crowdsourcing platform used by more than 70 newsrooms to engage their audience in shaping the news from the ground-up. He was a 2008-09 Knight Fellow at Stanford, where he focused on applying “Design Thinking” to leading change and innovation journalism. His a former MPR News business and economics reporter, and Midwest correspondent for The Economist.

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