Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Media Innovation Track

To pilot the Media Innovation Track, a graduate track to train mid-career journalists to apply design, data and technology skills to journalism.

FOIA Machine Kickstarter Campaign

To support the results of the Center for Investigative Reporting's recent Kickstarter campaign to fund development of FOIA Machine, a tool for filing freedom of information requests.

The Tor Project

To support the online security training of journalists at the annual Tor Developers meeting.

Chicas Poderosas

The grant will support a Chicas Poderosas gathering in Miami to increase the number of women working in newsroom technology.


To pilot the PRX Podcast Network (Radiotopia), a program to develop new public radio programming with Internet distribution and fundraising model.

INNovation Fund

To establish the Knight INNovation Fund to support innovative projects by non-profit news organizations as part of the Knight Local Media Initiative.


To develop a prototype version of Restatement, a system for the creation and parsing of machine-readable legal text.

Chicago Food

To develop strategies to engage with targeted communities currently being missed through Chicago's Twitter-based food poisoning incident detection system.

Data Experiences

To create prototype Data Experiences, multi-sensory, immersive, and aesthetic interactions that make data tangible, using environmental health indicators. The project will be done in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab.

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