To establish an investigative news channel on YouTube
To promote storytelling within the Lao-American community through a writing, performing and filmmaking workshop
To promote original plays through a free theater festival dedicated to the contemporary African-American experience
To help transform neighborhoods by turning blacktop lots into art-laden skate parks
Umbel is an audience measurement company that uses big data from social and other sources to dramatically increase digital publishers’ understanding of their audience and online advertising revenue. Umbel does this by correlating audience social information with web analytics and other data to create real insight into who the audience is, what they like and who might be interested in reaching them.
To leverage Knight's tech for engagement initiative with the 2012 TED Prize: The City 2.0, which will identify and support innovative citizen engagement programs in cities and distribute these models to other cities around the world
To spur citizen engagement through the distribution of GivingCards.
To support TurboVote, an online platform for registering, finding election information, and voting by mail.
To expand digital training of public radio journalists
To create the Center for Collaborative Journalism (CCJ), a unique community news and journalism training partnership between Mercer University, The Telegraph and Georgia Public Broadcasting aimed at improving news flows and engaging citizens
To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia
To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul