Tag: newschallenge

by Mark Glaser

Here at MediaShift Idea Lab, you get to hear directly from all the innovators who received grants from the Knight Foundation in the News Challenge. Now, you have the chance to join them by coming up with an idea that will help connect communities with technology and the Internet and help create the next generation [...] more »

by David Sasaki

This is the first of a two-part piece which examines how participatory media can help streamline and democratize philanthropy. First we’ll look at how collaboritive tools can help draw out the brightest ideas and most capable project leaders. Next we will examine how participatory media can redefine the evaluation process after a project has already [...] more »

by Lisa Williams

“People misunderstood what we mean by innovative — they looked at what won last year and applied it to a kind, cute, delightful new content area that made us just cry when we had to reject it.” — Gary Kebbel, Knight Foundation, speaking at the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society about the process [...] more »