Projects

J-Lab's projects support news entrepreneurs with startup funding, and incentivize new behaviors, including new collaborations, between old and new media makers. Explore our current projects below.

Knight Community News Network

The Knight Community News Network helps people learn journalism skills and track new trends to publish community news sites.

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Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism

The Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism reward news and information ideas that significantly enhance opportunities for digital engagement.

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Networked Journalism

The Net-J project encourages collaboration among traditional news outlets and at least five entrepreneurial startups with funding for a yearlong pilot project.

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New Media Women Entrepreneurs

The McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs project provides micro grants to help women launch entrepreneurial news and information projects.

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Enterprise Reporting Fund

The Philadelphia Enterprise Reporting Fund is a pilot project to incentivize collaboration on in-depth reporting.

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New Voices

New Voices is a pioneering program that seeded the launch of 55 local news startups.

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