To create an easy-to-use open source "wiki" platform tailored to the needs of local communities
To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.
To bridge the gap between traditional and citizen media with a web-based tool that aggregates user-generated content during big news events.
To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones
For a platform that helps governments design surveys and feedback campaigns powered by mobile phones and text messaging
To help search engines better distinguish between well-reported journalism and everything else on the Internet
To create a new, low-cost model for training citizen journalist in every neighborhood of a major city to contribute to a citywide news site
To develop a collaborative organizing dashboard for governments, outside organizations and the public to use in disaster response and other situations.
To create a micro-payment system to fund investigative news reports
To develop a service to allow users to better report, track and resolve errors, issues and problems in news coverage
For a tablet application that helps people easily record stories and oral histories, prompted by photos or videos on the screen
To create an easy to use software package to help public radio stations create web sites