Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Awesome Foundation News Taskforce

To experiment with a new funding model for local news by bringing together leaders and innovators in communities to provide microgrants to journalism and media projects.

Document Cloud Reader Annotations

To engage readers in discussing and crowdsourcing news by allowing them to add their own notes and comments to material collected and displayed by previous Challenge winner DocumentCloud.

FrontlineSMS

To help journalists use text messages to reach and engage with rural communities.

NextDrop

To develop a new, mobile model for disseminating community information by testing a service that notifies residents of a city in India when water is available.

Openblock Rural

To increase access to local information and strengthen rural newspapers technical expertise by using the OpenBlock system to aggregate and publish local, municipal data.

Overview Project

To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.

SwiftRiver

To increase transparency by creating a platform that helps verify information emerging from mobile phones and the social web.

The Public Laboratory

To make technology work for communities by creating a tool kit and online community for citizen-based, grassroots data gathering and research.

The State Decoded

To create a digital platform that will display local laws and court decisions in a way that provides clarity and context.

Tiziano 360

To help communities better tell their stories by building an accessible, multimedia storytelling platform.

Zeega

To help tell rich multimedia stories by improving a toolkit that allows people to collaboratively produce, curate and publish multimedia projects.

iWitness

To bridge the gap between traditional and citizen media with a web-based tool that aggregates user-generated content during big news events.

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