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.

Masters Mediapreneurs Initiative

$12,000 startup awards for news projects led by encore media entrepreneurs

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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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