Document Cloud Reader Annotations

Via Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc

Goal

To engage readers in discussing and crowdsourcing news by allowing them to add their own notes and comments to material collected and displayed by previous Challenge winner DocumentCloud.

A 2009 Knight News Challenge winner, DocumentCloud helps journalists analyze, annotate and publish original source documents. Hundreds of newsrooms are already using the tool. With this grant, DocumentCloud will develop a new feature allowing newsrooms to invite public participation in annotating and commenting on source documents. The tool will help newsrooms involve their readers in the news and improve DocumentCloud as a journalistic tool and investigative reporting resource.

Project Team

Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc