To involve the community in news stories by repurposing phone booths in specific neighborhoods that will provide residents with a direct, two-way line to the New York Public Radio newsroom; a “Talkbox” can help with engaging new audiences or to get information in a neighborhood where a reporting project is taking place.
To building a tool that empowers audiences to engage with the subject of the news. With the tool, audiences literally change the narrative by taking part in relevant, journalist-curated actions, which are captured in a feedback loop.
To automate the discovery of story leads from public records by scraping, ingesting and aggregating data, and analyzing it for patterns and anomalies.
To support new data tools and mobile technology for informing veterans and the public about veterans' issues.
To develop functions and services specific to news content at Channel X, an online marketplace that helps public TV and radio broadcasters discover, buy and license content aimed at a young and diverse audience.
To support WGBH develop and test a short-form digital Frontline series to engage a new audience of millennials with quality journalism.
To launch the WBUR BizLab, a free-standing team to experiment with new revenue strategies to increase WBUR's future sustainability and share findings with the public media community.
To support Enstitute, a program which connects a national pool of young, high potential talent to high growth startups in Miami - ultimately building a pipeline of talent for Miami's entrepreneurship community.
To improve the popular, open source journalism tool DocumentCloud and make it sustainable to encourage investigative journalism and the exchange of public information.
To engage audiences with 'Street Opera' - a series of events bringing culturally diverse opera performances out of the theater and into non-traditional venues throughout Charlotte.
To support the Miami Maker Initiative, which aims to bolster interest, engagement, and support for local makers in South Florida-connecting entrepreneurs with other innovative thinkers in the community
To support Code Fever which conducts workshops and symposiums in Greater Miami to teach high school students and their parents, with a particular emphasis on residents from low-income communities, on how to transition from being just consumers of technology to creators of technology.