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 build in Knight communities local city versions of OpenGovernment.org, a free and open-source website for contacting local government agencies and officials
The mission of Kon*Fab is to explore news and information through a more serendipitous discovery.
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 make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app
To build a network of low-cost air quality monitoring devices and data collection in Los Angeles and Detroit, and scale radiation monitoring globally
To identify information gaps in five local communities, Berks County Community Foundation will use Knight Foundation’s Community Information Toolkit to determine what kind of information residents need but aren’t getting through the online news site, bctv.org, and other media outlets.
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).