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Knight Foundation launches News Challenge on topic of open government

The Knight Foundation opened on Tuesday its first Knight News Challenge of the year on the topic of Open Government under the guiding question: “How might we Read more »


Round two of Knight News Challenge to open May 31, focus on data

The Knight Foundation has announced round two of its Knight News Challenge, which begins May 31 and continues through June 20. This second round is focused on data, seeking applicants with ideas about how to "help unlock the power of data, by collecting, processing, visualizing or otherwise making it available, understandable and actionable," according to the announcement on the Knight Blog. Read more »


Knight News Challenge contest will have three rounds per year seeking international media innovation

The Knight News Challenge, an international media innovation contest, will feature three different rounds per year, each one focused on a specific topic, announced the Knight Foundation. The first round will be open on Feb. 27. Read more »


Deadline approaching for U.S. college students to submit video PSA for press freedom contest

Reporters Without Borders and CNN have teamed up to sponsor a student video contest about press freedom. Students from any U.S. university are eligible to submit a video PSA answering the question “Why should we care about freedom of information?” or "Why should we care about press freedom?" Read more »


Knight Center's first Facebook photo contest exceeds all expectations

"Steel Mill" by José Gregorio Alvarado Pérez

The first Knight Center Photography Contest closed on Jan. 10, awarding José Gregorio Alvarado Pérez the top prize for his photo "Steel Mill," which received 390 votes, counted as "likes" on Facebook. Read more »


IAPA calls for entries for 2012 Excellence in Journalism contest

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) now is accepting entries for its 2012 Excellence in Journalism Award contest. For the first time, the contest will include a multimedia coverage category to recognize works that "intelligently and creatively use different media (text, photography, audio, video, infographics) and social networks," IAPA said in a statement. Read more »


Reporters Without Borders and CNN launch press freedom video contest for U.S. college students

Reporters Without Borders and CNN have launched a U.S.-wide video contest for university students to create a public service announcement (PSA) answering the question "Why should we care about press freedom?” The winning PSA will air on CNN on World Press Freedom Day, May 3, 2012. The winner also is eligible for an internship with Reporters Without Borders. Read more »



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