FOIA Machine will aid journalist and private citizens in accessing millions of important governmental documents around the world that are covered by freedom of information laws (which exist in more than 90 countries).
To create a journalism education innovation fund that will initially take on a long-term national News21 project at Arizona State University
To support a rapid-response news applications team and associated training programs at ProPublica
To refocus the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas as a digital media center
To launch a new foundation-sponsored collaborative multimedia investigative reporting project in California
To create a sustainable business model for ProPublica
To establish an investigative news channel on YouTube
To create a public, easily searchable index of original source documents on the Web
To provide independent, in-depth investigative news and analysis, with an emphasis on content relevant to the county’s substantial Latino community, the Santa Barbara Foundation will launch a new journalism initiative called Newsource.
To update and expand Census.IRE.org, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities
To support the reporting depth and on-line reach of this award-winning, quarterly journal of MassINC, a non-profit, Boston think-tank
To establish revenue-generating projects at Boston University's New England Center for Investigative Reporting