Knight News Challenge 2012 – call for applications

Knight News Challenge 2012 – call for applications for media innovation contest

The Knight News Challenge, an international media innovation contest, will be offered three times, with three different topics. The first challenge will be centered on networks, and will accept applications Feb. 27 – March 17. The Networks challenge round seeks projects that use the best of existing software and platforms – those already integrated into people’s lives – to find new ways to convey news and information. Winners will be announced in June. Future categories will be announced later this year. Each of the three rounds will be eight to 10 weeks long. Anyone, anywhere can apply.

Total award funds: $5 million.

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Grants and fellowships, Knight News Challenge

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