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21 Communities to Share Knight Challenge’s $5 million

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is providing 21 communities with $5 million in total funding “to help community foundations support creative ways to use new media and technology to keep communities engaged.”
Here is the information from a Knight Press Release:
Twenty-one innovative ideas that will help residents lead informed lives have received [...]

Knight President Addresses Financial State of Foundation

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Alberto Ibargüen, president of the Knight Foundation, which underwrites many journalism related projects, addresses the state of the foundation in the video below. In part he says:
Knight Foundation has become a leader in media innovation; meeting the information needs of communities and helping journalism evolve into its best possible future. We are also fortunate to [...]

Knight Challenge Round 2: Journalism Doctor Telepresence

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

My Journalism Doctor Telepresence Reporting Experiment made it into Round 2 of the $5 million Knight News Challenge. I just uploaded the Round 2 materials about an hour ago.
I noticed in the first round they had about 2,300 applicants. The deadline for the Round 2 submissions is Monday, December 1, 2008 and so far the [...]

Webcast, How to Enter $5 million News Challenge

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

This from the Knight Foundation:
Got A Great Digital Media Idea?
Take The Knight News Challenge Plunge And See If It’s Worth $5 Million.
Register for Informational Webcast Now here.
The Digital Age has changed the media and publishing business forever. Today’s tech-savvy digital natives are dictating how, where and when they want their information. The news [...]

Cash in on $24-Million Knight Community Information Challenge

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Got a great idea to improve how information is spread and exchanged in your local community? Then read on and see how to cash in on the five-year, $24-million Knight Community Information Challenge. In this email interview conducted by Leonard Witt, Mike Maidenberg, a former Knight Foundation VP and now project consultant, provides insider [...]