To prototype an application that fact checks speeches and other live content in real time and delivers relevant information to viewers
To provide cash prizes to the winners of the National Conference on Citizenship's Civic Data Challenge, which is co-sponsored by Knight
To create an application that provides instant information on political advertisements run by third-party groups, including finance and organizational data
To support the Open Source Project, an art and technology program, focused on creating a scientific experience for artistic audiences
To ensure that residents are prepared for and quickly recover from wildfires, floods, hazmat incidents and disasters, the Arizona Community Foundation will help Flagstaff’s two largest news organizations provide better real-time information.
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