Eleven projects from 13 U.S. universities each won $35,000 to help seed collaborative news projects in their communities and six more projects received honorable mentions. Each school is working with local news partners on innovative projects.
Projects will tackle a range of experiments, including:
This is the second round of micro-grants awarded through the program, which encourages more U.S. journalism schools to be thought leaders, innovators and change agents. Learn more about the Challenge Fund projects.
This project is designed to help news orgs, startups, individual journalists and bloggers create their own ethics codes.
We’re in a crowdsourcing stage now, looking for your input and perspectives.