In June 2011, the Knight Foundation awarded $4.7 million – $1 million of it from Google – to the creators of 16 innovative projects aimed at advancing the future of news. More than 1,600 people or organizations sent in applications. The winners and descriptions – taken verbatim from the Knight News Challenge website– are below.
Browsing through the winners – and checking out their websites – is a great way to get a snapshot of some of the most innovative, cutting-edge journalism going on today. Continue reading