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.
To evaluate the ways in which audiences access the quality, usability, and trustworthiness of news content created and delivered via mobile devices
To advance the use of mobile technology to produce and distribute news and information
For a mobile voter app, to connect Latinos to voter registration information
To cover a presidential election for young people via mobile media by creating a nationwide Mobile Youth Journalists network and to reuse their video reports on MTV