Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

You are viewing 1—12 of 315 results.

Document Cloud 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 Project

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.

Tiziano 360

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

The Public Laboratory

To make technology work for communities by creating a tool kit and online community for citizen-based, grassroots data gathering and research.

Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

FrontlineSMS

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

PANDA

To help news organizations better use public information by creating PANDA, new software that cleans up and aids in analyzing it.

Zeega

To help tell rich multimedia stories by improving a toolkit that allows people to collaboratively produce, curate and publish multimedia projects.

Poderopedia

To create an editorial and crowd-sourced database that allows visualizing the relationships among political, civic and business leaders

1—12 of 315 results