One hundred and forty characters could turn into $5,000 for 22 students Thursday. The “Free to Tweet” campaign kicked off at midnight. Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the prizes will be awarded to young adults between 14 and 22 who blog or tweet about their reasons for supporting the First Amendment.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit www.knightfoundation.org.