Content tagged "Knight News Challenge"
Event: Sunday, June 17, 2012 - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
On June 17-19, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and MIT’s Center for Civic Media will host the 2012 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference: “The Story and the Algorithm”.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
Video of the announcement of the 2010 Knight News Challenge winners by Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen.
In May 2007, MIT had emerged as the top winner in the first Knight News Challenge, with CMS and the Media Lab together receiving $5 million to fund a Center for Future Civic Media.
Posted by CMS/W
CMS and the MIT Media Lab were awarded a $5 million Knight News Challenge Grant to fund a Center for Future Civic Media, where researchers will experiment with new technologies to empower community news. Read the Boston Globe story.