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 name the James L. Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte and establish its special endowed mission of teaching digital and media literacy to students and the community
To create the Knight News Innovation Lab at Northwestern University to accelerate media innovation in the Chicago area
To establish the nation's most intensive program of its kind at the City University of New York with the Tow-Knight Center in Entrepreneurial Journalism
To establish the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Fellowships, to accelerate media innovation by embedding technologists in news organizations
To complete the digital transformation at the Center for Public Integrity
To create a suite of National Data Apps - platforms and tools for delivering federal data to the public
To support the free publishing software for nonprofit news organizations developed by two leaders, The Bay Citizen and The Texas Tribune
To advance a detailed national policy discussion of the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy
To advance new reporting models and partnerships by extending the Patchwork Nation system of county-by-county demographic breakdowns to individual congressional districts.
To build a web service and open source tools to display public data in easy-to-understand, highly visual ways
To establish revenue-generating projects at Boston University's New England Center for Investigative Reporting