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Future of News initiative

To support the MIT Media Lab's effort to bridge the gap between civic engagement and news so that journalists can better engage audiences

CODE 2040

To ensure the future of the Internet as a diverse, inclusive public resource by opening more pathways for underrepresented minorities to top jobs in technology and bolstering professional support networks to sustain their success.

Check Out the Internet

To bridge the digital divide by allowing New York residents with limited broadband access to borrow portable Wi-Fi hotspot devices for up to a year.

Ranking Digital Rights

To develop a system for benchmarking and ranking the world’s most powerful tech companies on how well they protect the free expression and privacy of users.

Online Community Platform

To support a joint project by Mozilla, The New York Times and The Washington Post to build a user-generated content and commenting platform that empowers users and creates a community, a platform that will be open and usable by news organizations anywhere.

Macon Film Festival

To support the continued growth and success of the Macon Film Festival with two year start up funding for a part-time contract programmer for the festival.

Streetline Percussion

To support Camp Drums & Dreams - an eight-week comprehensive music education summer camp that serves Macon area youth between the ages of eight and eighteen.

Katharina Grosse - Mural Arts Project

To support a site-specific installation by renowned German artist Katharina Grosse, which will transform a five-mile stretch of the Northeast Corridor Rail Line in Philadelphia.

IDEO study: Human-Centered Design

To conduct and publicly share a human-centered design study for Connecticut public television - to both sustain itself and further journalism sustainability for the field.

Journalism After Snowden

To support a survey and a series of public events around the role of journalists in an age of surveillance and promote First Amendment freedoms.

Knight Green Line Challenge

To engage community members in developing and executing projects that increase the vibrancy of neighborhoods and commercial districts along the new Central Corridor Green Line

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