Nina Zenni – Knight Foundation
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Nina Zenni

  • Journalism

    In March 2017, Knight Foundation, along with partners Google News Lab and the Online News Association, launched the Journalism 360 Challenge to advance the use of virtual reality and other immersive storytelling approaches in the field of journalism. The open call for early stage ideas drew 800 applicants from around the world.  It showed that […]

    Article · July 11, 2017 by

  • Journalism

    The Journalism 360 Challenge on immersive storytelling is now closed. The challenge received 812 entries. Thank you to everyone who submitted ideas and participated in the meetups and information sessions. The $250,000 challenge is a collaboration between Knight Foundation, Google News Lab and the Online News Association. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for […]

    Article · April 11, 2017 by

  • Journalism

    With the April 10 deadline approaching for the Journalism 360 challenge, here are some tips on how to submit winning ideas for experiments in immersive storytelling for journalism. Each applicant has the chance to receive up to $35,000 for early-stage projects from a $250,000 fund that is supported by Knight Foundation and Google News Labs […]

    Article · April 4, 2017 by

  • Journalism

    In the year since Knight Foundation’s report at SXSW urged journalists to explore immersive storytelling, we’ve seen an explosion in creativity and a growing need for the field to develop best practices and techniques. That’s why we joined with Google News Lab and the Online News Association to launch the Journalism 360 Challenge, an open […]

    Article · March 8, 2017 by

  • Communities

    Above: Seattle Public Library, by Rem Koolhaas. Photo by Moody75 via Wikimedia Commons. Knight News Challenge Winners 2016: Libraries from Knight Foundation on Vimeo. Today, Knight Foundation is announcing 14 winners of the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries. Each winner will receive a share of $1.6 million to develop their project to answer the […]

    Article · June 23, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Seattle Public Library. Knight Foundation is heading to Orlando this week for the 2016 American Library Association annual conference, where the winners of the recent Knight News Challenge on Libraries will present their projects and members of our staff and people from our network will lead panels on how libraries can better respond to communities […]

    Article · June 21, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Above: Knight News Challenge reviewers meet in Miami. Photo by Rosemary D’Amour. Today, the second group of reviewers are meeting in Miami to discuss semifinalists in the Knight News Challenge on Libraries. A combination of library professionals, journalists, researchers and technology experts, these 17 reviewers will help Knight Foundation select a group of finalists. This […]

    Article · May 5, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Above: New York Public Library reading room by Alex Proimos on Flickr. This week we gathered 18 advisers to help review applications and select semifinalists for the 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries. We received 633 ideas (eight of which were private). We are excited to announce that 47 ideas are moving forward. During the […]

    Article · April 15, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Photo Illustration made with images from Flickr users Thomas Hawk and square(tea). The Knight News Challenge on Libraries is now closed. We received more than 600  entries and look forward to reviewing them all. Thanks to everyone who submitted their ideas and participated in the conversation around our question, How might libraries serve 21st century information needs? Here’s […]

    Article · March 22, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Above: Seattle Central Library by Peter Morgan on Flickr. Talking about Knight News Challenge – Libraries at the Library Ideas Drop at SXSW in Austin. The Knight News Challenge on Libraries closes at 5 p.m. ET Monday, March 21. Winners will share in $3 million for the best projects that answer the question: How might libraries […]

    Article · March 16, 2016 by

  • Technology

    Want to learn more about the Knight News Challenge on Libraries? Knight’s John Bracken hosted a reddit Ask Me Anything chat on Feb. 29. Learn more here. You can also join us for virtual office hours on Wednesday, March 16, to ask questions and talk with members of our team about the challenge. Apply at This post has […]

    Article · February 24, 2016 by