Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Maine Boomer Reporting Corps

To engage older adults in reporting local news stories, the Maine Community Foundation, in partnership with the University of Maine’s Center on Aging, will train older adults in rural communities to be citizen reporters. 

Public radio station WWNO

To increase local news reporting in southeast Louisiana, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will help expand the city’s NPR affiliate, WWNO. 

Social media and opinion research tool

For a proof of concept to match news and social sentiment with polling and socioeconomic demographics to create an open public opinion reporting and analysis tool.

The Tor Project

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

XO Laptops for Project L.I.F.T.

To provide laptops to 3,200 K-5 students in order to increase digital access as part of a large-scale community initiative focused on student achievement

Behavio

To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones

Peepol.tv

To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.

Recovers.org

To develop a collaborative organizing dashboard for governments, outside organizations and the public to use in disaster response and other situations.

Signalnoi.se

To help newsrooms optimize editorial decision making by providing a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites.

Watchup

To make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app

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