To test the latest social networking and user-generated-content tools in a small Russian town about to host the Olympics
To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.
To develop a service to allow users to better report, track and resolve errors, issues and problems in news coverage
For a mobile application to verify and authenticate media shared from mobile devices
To develop online digital newscasts for Philadelphia's immigrant community and to distribute them via the new citywide wireless platform
To make it easier for people to find hyperlocal news and information about their city or neighborhood through promotion of "universal geotagging" in blogs
To create a quick way to convert and load multiple newspaper files to a Web site
To create open source tools that make community news and information easy to visualize
To create a social networking tool to help reporters use one another as resources, to identify trends and to add context to their own work
To develop an innovative multimedia news system to unite a town separated by race and class divisions
To use "news games" to tell stories and engage a nonprofit news organization's audience.
To help search engines better distinguish between well-reported journalism and everything else on the Internet