To support the PitchIt! Challenge to provide seed-stage investments to help launch innovative new media ventures
To expand a proven model, the Investigative Reporting Seminar, into an institute serving community newspapers and digital news startups
To support a Knight Fellow at the Shorenstein Center
To install and test at The Boston Globe newly revised computer code that replicates and then adds to the local data mapping functionality of EveryBlock.com
To illuminate the role played by journalism within and beyond the Japanese-American Internment Camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming during World War II
To partner with the Austrian based International Center for New Media and add a new category to the contest for the best digital projects covering the Millennium Development Goals
To rename the James V. Risser Prize the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism, and establish an endowment to continue it in perpetuity
To create and pilot a 21st Century Literacy curriculum
SnagFilms is a company dedicated to ubiquitous distribution of non-fiction (documentary) and independent films. The company enables better, faster and cheaper distribution of this content, broadening the audience for the films and generating additional revenues for the filmmakers, who can then go on and create more films.
To advance a detailed national policy discussion of the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy
To establish revenue-generating projects at Boston University's New England Center for Investigative Reporting
To advance new reporting models and partnerships by extending the Patchwork Nation system of county-by-county demographic breakdowns to individual congressional districts.