Paul Bass on Putting Together a Small Town News Experiment

This week, – a site covering Connecticut’s Lower Naugatuck Valley – launched with funding from the Knight Community Information Challenge.’Here, Editor Paul Bass talks about how he applied for the challenge through the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

The Knight Community Information Challenge helps U.S. communities meet their information needs by offering matching grants to community foundations to fund news and information projects.’ If you’re a community foundation, or someone looking to start a news and information project, you may be eligible for funding through the challenge. Applications will be accepted beginning Aug. 10. Find out more at