@knightfdn news for 5/1/2012

Hello, welcome to @knightfdn, Knight Foundation's way of bringing you brief updates about our efforts to foster informed & engaged communities.
  Knight Arts Philadelphia 2012 winners will bring #arts to neighborhoods, transform community and support innovative ideas
New @columbiajourn research projects will help determine what's next in digital news and #journalism
  Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron attracts national leaders in the field of medical innovation
  @knightfdn publication explores the impact of real-world social games and how they can be effective in addressing community issues
  "Fantasy Election" - modeled on fantasy football - looks to encourage young people to more actively participate in 2012 election
  Three ideas to strengthen local arts journalism named winners of Community Arts Journalism Challenge
  "A spirit of urban innovation is advancing economic opportunity, quality of life and civic engagement across Detroit," - @rsjaitly in The Detroit News
 More at knightfoundation.org & on Twitter @knightfdn. Have a great day!




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