- Date Awarded
- Grant Period
- 12/07/09 to 11/30/12
- Focus Area
- Knight Community Information Challenge
- Morristown, NJ
To create a public information news service providing always-on website, weekly newsletter and tools for data analysis and web discussion forums
Expanding coverage of New Jersey state issues, this grant will help create a public interest news service that provides continuously updated online news, a weekly newsletter and online discussion forums. Analytical articles will provide useful tools so that residents, civic organizations and industry can relate the stories and data to their own communities. Also, the site will provide a place for residents to connect with each other and lawmakers on pressing issues. The site strives to increase local knowledge and understanding of statewide policy.