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The Tor Project

To develop an open security toolkit for journalists, allowing them to avoid digital surveillance by governments and other groups

DocumentCloud Reader Annotations

To engage readers in discussing and crowdsourcing news by allowing them to add their own notes and comments to material collected and displayed by previous Challenge winner DocumentCloud.

Code for America

To support our strategy of investing in citizen-centered solutions in three Knight communities by piloting the Code for America model, which deploys technology professionals to develop original solutions that engage citizens in community challenges

Overview

To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.

Openblock Rural

To increase access to local information and strengthen rural newspapers technical expertise by using the OpenBlock system to aggregate and publish local, municipal data.

iWitness

To bridge the gap between traditional and citizen media with a web-based tool that aggregates user-generated content during big news events.

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content

Aspen Forum for Community Solutions

To launch the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, which will demonstrate new, effective ways that community stakeholders can engage to solve problems and seize opportunity

FrontlineSMS

To help journalists use text messages to reach and engage with rural communities.

Tiziano 360

To help communities better tell their stories by building an accessible, multimedia storytelling platform.

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