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Scaling Democracy Works

To promote open information systems by scaling two voting information tools, while engaging government and nonprofit partners with technology that adds transparency to the voting process.

Ketla

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

Digital Library for the Developing World

To promote responsive digital solutions for low-bandwidth communities by scaling a digital library platform that makes robust educational content available for libraries and schools in the developing world.

GITenberg

Exploring collaborative cataloging for Project Gutenberg public-domain ebooks using the Web-based repository hosting service GitHub.

Internet Archive

Helping people create and share global collections of cultural treasures on the Internet Archive, one of the world's largest public libraries.

Open Data to Open Knowledge

Turning Boston's open data collection into an accessible resource by working with Boston Public Library to catalog it and introduce it to the public.

The Library Freedom Project

Providing librarians and their patrons with tools and information to better understand their digital rights by scaling a series of privacy workshops for librarians.

CommentIQ

To promote journalistic excellence by prototyping Comment IQ, a tool to help newsroom moderators surface interesting or constructive comments.

StoryAct

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.

Journalism + Design

To pilot Journalism + Design, a new bachelor's degree and minor, at The New School that will teach journalism through a design methodology and mindset.

Pop Up Archive

Organizing sound and making it searchable, so journalists and scholars can tell stories better.

Knight Innovation Awards

To support three years of the Knight Award for Media Innovation, celebrate news innovators and encourage others to innovate in journalism.

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