Developing a Web platform to help journalists easily create interactive, data-driven content without help from programmers.
Developing a mobile app to help content creators make news accessible to many different languages and literacy levels through visual tools that merge comic books, journalism and user-friendly delivery strategies
Enabling people to learn new skills through a service that connects knowledge seekers with experts in their own neighborhood
Exploring collaborative cataloging for Project Gutenberg public-domain ebooks using the Web-based repository hosting service GitHub.
Helping people create and share global collections of cultural treasures on the Internet Archive, one of the world's largest public libraries.
Providing librarians and their patrons with tools and information to better understand their digital rights by scaling a series of privacy workshops for librarians.
To promote excellence in journalism through support for leading-edge research at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism that tests and adapts new technologies for the industry, and infuses the practice and teaching of journalism with innovation.
To promote long-term user engagement and excellence in journalism by experimenting with and sharing new storytelling technologies through the Out of Eden Walk project.
To promote journalistic excellence by prototyping Comment IQ, a tool to help newsroom moderators surface interesting or constructive comments.
PRI seeks to develop StoryAct, a Drupal-based module to give people clear options to act on news stories. Shaped by journalists, StoryAct will display relevant user-actions within the story, integrating them into the body copy where it contextually makes sense. Our goal is to increase the number of people who engage and get involved in the news by streamlining the process of taking action.
To support journalism excellence by expanding the impact and reach of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford.
To expose media and civic organizations to Stanford University's d.school's human-centered design methods and tools, developing transformational leaders who can advance their field.