To train Florida news organizations how to use PolitiFact, a Pulitzer-Prize winning process used to check facts stated by political sources in news stories
For general operating support
To issue a white paper that will advance the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy and provide ideas to implement its recommendations. Note: The finished white paper by Norm Ornstein was published as "Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age." Please see related project here.
To organize public responses to the Knight Commission recommendations, doing four white papers on key policy areas. Note: please see related project here.
To identify and recognize the best producers of content on Twitter by sponsoring the Shorty Awards
To convert the existing James L. Knight Professorships to the James L. Knight Chair in Digital Advertising
For general operating support. IREX is the organizer of World Press Freedom Day.