Round 2 of The Knight News Challenge opens for entries. This challenge is conducted three times this year view the pace of innovation in a better manner. Winners of Round 1, which focused on networks, will be announced on June 18.
Journalism and Media Innovation Program Director John Bracken gives a preview on the upcoming Round 2. This challenge will intiate on May 31 and will continue till June 20, the challenge will seek ideas that help unlock the power of data, by collecting, processing, visualizing or otherwise making it available, understandable and actionable. Applicants whether for-profit startups or non-profit ventures will have 21 days to submit their projects.
The Knight News Challenge planned to make the second round a completely open call for innovative news ideas. But we received feedback from the advisers we gathered last month to review News Challenge applications that themes encourage sharper proposals and better ideas, and we decided to take their advice.
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