Chicago Public Media (CPM) will create a data storage container capable of housing a large volume of complex data relationships and an application powerful enough to analyze and render those connections in various user-facing interfaces in a way that web publishers may create richly described content graphs simply by drawing the known connections between entities referenced in the content itself.
To prototype Contextly, a tool to help journalists get better metadata into their stories and provide context while they write, as part of an effort to accelerate and learn from early-stage media and information projects.
To support a collaborative development process with NorthStar Advisors that will result in a strategic five-year expansion plan for Miami Childrens Museum.
To establish Miami as a City of Refuge for persecuted writers
Minezy is a tool that will allow journalists to deduce social relationships, hierarchical structures and topical importance from email archives. The goal of the prototype will be to allow journalists to quickly use the structured data contained within Microsoft Outlook archives to create a rudimentary analysis of a target subject social, political and/or business network.
To expand the local reporting capacity of MinnPost.com and provide a viable alternate local news site
To help launch a new kind of "digital daily,'' a quality nonprofit online news organization serving the state of Minnesota
To provide additional funding to MinnPost through an anonymous donor
For 2013 membership to support the community work of St. Paul program director, Polly Talen
To seed the launch of a new state news council
To support Miro, a free Internet-based video player that enables consumers and community groups to view and distribute online video
To create a prototype version of MoNeCa Core, an open source code library to capture multimedia content by citizen journalists in mobile apps.