To establish Africa's first continental innovation challenge focused on digital and data-driven media experimentation
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.
To support a rapid-response news applications team and associated training programs at ProPublica
To increase local news reporting in southeast Louisiana, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will help expand the city’s NPR affiliate, WWNO.
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.
To develop an open security toolkit for journalists, allowing them to avoid digital surveillance by governments and other groups
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
To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones
To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.
To develop a collaborative organizing dashboard for governments, outside organizations and the public to use in disaster response and other situations.
To help newsrooms optimize editorial decision making by providing a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites.
To make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app