To develop an open security toolkit for journalists, allowing them to avoid digital surveillance by governments and other groups
To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
To launch the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, which will demonstrate new, effective ways that community stakeholders can engage to solve problems and seize opportunity
To help newsrooms optimize editorial decision making by providing a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites.
To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones
To develop a collaborative organizing dashboard for governments, outside organizations and the public to use in disaster response and other situations.
To expand digital training of public radio journalists
To support TurboVote, an online platform for registering, finding election information, and voting by mail.
To make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app
For a proof of concept to match news and social sentiment with polling and socioeconomic demographics to create an open public opinion reporting and analysis tool.
To fund research and experimentation into the use of drone vehicles as news and information-gathering tools, to study the ethics of these techniques and to publish case studies and best-practices guides
For development of a fantasy election and civic participation game by MTV