To use "news games" to tell stories and engage a nonprofit news organization's audience.
To create global agreement of the responsibilities of government and media during disasters that threaten public health
To complete the development and public launch of the game "Saving 7th Street: The Oakland Jazz & Blues Clubs"
To make it easier for people to find hyperlocal news and information about their city or neighborhood through promotion of "universal geotagging" in blogs
To expand Knight Chair activities to digital media, and hold an annual high-profile conference to amplify the chair's work
To study the transition of U.S. journalism schools into the digital future and sponsor a conference to help Chinese media create sustainable business models
For a high-profile debate of ''trial by media" in the aftermath of the Duke lacrosse case
To launch a new organization dedicated to bringing First Amendment education to America's schools through web-based lesson plans, Five Freedoms media clubs and a Leadership Academy that will develop a handbook for school leaders
To plan an "ideal newsroom" for the digital news era
To create a flexible-format reality-based newsgame that focuses on community issues
To integrate multimedia into all the Maynard Institute's training
To create a permanently expanding and independent source of federal government information for journalists and citizens by making TRACFED, a database project, self-sustaining