Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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'Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age'

To issue a white paper that will advance the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy and provide ideas to implement its recommendations. Note: The finished white paper by Norm Ornstein was published as "Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age." Please see related project here.

'Rise to the Occasion' at U of Akron

To create and implement an innovative education recruitment and retention model that will increase the number of African-American males enrolling in and graduating from the University of Akron

10 Questions: Brazil

To adapt and implement the "10Questions" platform in Brazil's presidential election as a first step to bringing the system to Latin America

2010 Berlin Biennial

To send 22 recent New World School of the Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates to Berlin, Germany for the 2010 Berlin Biennial

2010 Youth Venture Summit

To support the 2010 Youth Venture Summit, a gathering of young leaders who are addressing social issues in their communities throughout the U.S.

52nd Silver Knight Awards

To fund student scholarships for the 52nd Silver Knight Awards, a ceremony recognizing outstanding students who have not only maintained good grades but have also applied their knowledge to contribute significant service to their schools and communities

@Listening Gallery

To represent established sound artists in the Listening Gallery, a 24-channel sound installation broadcasting sound art on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida

American University

For an independent investigation of broadband speeds and availability in the Washington metropolitan region

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