@knightfdn news for 5/16/12


Hello, welcome to @knightfdn, Knight Foundation's way of bringing you brief updates about our efforts to foster informed & engaged communities.
  Amara, a pioneer in crowd-sourced video translation, looks to make the Internet truly global
New platform and annual festival will help grow creative, entrepreneurial community in Detroit
  Beverly Blake: How the #arts can help build community in Macon
  Next round of @knightfdn #newschallenge, launching May 31, to focus on data
  Exploring the future of social entrepreneurship with CEO of @ashoka, Bill Drayton and @ibarguen
  BME Challenge inspires black leaders in Philadelphia to improve mentorship in the city
  Ethnic media journalists win awards for coverage of immigrant LGBT youth, Chinese-immersion schools and more, funded by Knight Community Information Challenge
 More at knightfoundation.org & on Twitter @knightfdn. Have a great day!


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