Philadelphia – Fourteen in-depth reporting ideas will get underway soon in Philadelphia with $5,000 awards from an innovative program to help news organizations collaborate on discrete enterprise reporting projects, J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism announced today. The Philadelphia Enterprise Reporting Awards are funded by the William Penn Foundation to help develop and amplify public
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Washington, D.C. – J-Lab’s Networked Journalism project will fund a new round of collaborations in the coming year between traditional newsrooms and community news sites in four cities around the country. The Networked Journalism project, supported with a grant to J-Lab from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will contribute $50,000 per city
Washington, D.C. – Sunlight Live, the Sunlight Foundation‘s innovative blending of data, streaming video, liveblogging and social networking today was awarded the $10,000 Grand Prize in the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism. Six projects that pioneered unique collaborations to advance digital engagement each received $1,000 Special Distinction Awards. Honored at a morning symposium at
Washington, D.C. – Journalists in the Greater Philadelphia region may soon be able to ramp up the level of in-depth, professional reporting with the help of a new experimental journalism fund to nurture public affairs stories and demonstrate the possibilities for collaborative newsgathering and distribution. The Philadelphia Enterprise Reporting Fund will award ten $5,000 reporting
Washington, D.C. – Sunlight Live, the Sunlight Foundation‘s innovative blending of data, streaming video, liveblogging and social networking – first used at February’s bipartisan health-care summit – is this year’s $10,000 Grand Prize winner in the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism. Sunlight Live attracted nearly 43,000 viewers, 9,800 livebloggers, and more than 1,300 tweets.
Washington, D.C. – Four diverse news ideas – including an augmented reality mobile application, a New Orleans cultural affairs reporting partnership, an investigative blogging initiative, and a resource site for parents dealing with drug-addicted children – each won a $12,000 award to launch their projects in the coming year. The award winners were selected from
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Nine promising community news projects from across the U.S. have been selected as this year’s New Voices grant winners. Each can receive up to $25,000 to launch a news initiative and work to sustain it over the next two years, J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism announced today. The projects plan to engage their
WASHINGTON, D.C. – American University’s J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism is calling for a new round of grant proposals to fund community news start-ups around the country. Nine projects will each receive up to $25,000 in grants over two years. The call for proposals comes on the heels of a new report issued by
Washington, D.C. – New forms of journalism are being created around the country where online local news sites have launched to report on their communities, according to new research released today by American University’s J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism.
Washington, D.C. – J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism at American University has received a $200,000 grant from the McCormick Foundation to fund eight women-led start-ups over the next two years that will generate new ideas in the world of news and information and model a spirit of journalistic entrepreneurship. The grant also supports annual