Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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For content distribution and publishing via SIM cards for sharing information in technologically-limited or high-risk situations

Awesome Foundation News Taskforce

To experiment with a new funding model for local news by bringing together leaders and innovators in communities to provide microgrants to journalism and media projects.


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

Boulder Carbon Tax Tracker

To create a citizen/professional journalism project using innovative web tools and citizen journalism practices to track Boulder's implementation of a carbon tax

CMS Upload Utility

To create a quick way to convert and load multiple newspaper files to a Web site

Camden Health Explorer

To develop Camden Health Explorer, a dashboard that combines individual and aggregate health information to help policymakers and stakeholders understand and act on local health data

To update and expand, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities

Center for Future Civic Media

To create new community news products in a major national center with MIT's Media Lab and Comparative Media Studies program

Chi-Town Daily News

To create a new, low-cost model for training citizen journalist in every neighborhood of a major city to contribute to a citywide news site

Citizen Media Law Project

To create a 50-state database that will contain legal actions against citizen journalists, as well as state-specific legal guides

City Circles

To develop new, open source software allowing commuters using a new light rail route in downtown Phoenix to get news and information

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