10 News and Information IdeasLooking to get started?Thinking about branching out?Here are noteworthy projectsfunded by com...
10 News and Information Projects  1. Community archives  Help citizens and organizations to contribute important  communit...
10 News and Information Projects  2. Action centers  Give residents tools so they can take action to improve their  commun...
10 News and Information Projects   3. Contests   Stage a competition to engage new voices and raise     awareness of local...
10 News and Information Projects4. Mobile engagement    Use mobile    technology to reach    larger numbers of    people. ...
10 News and Information Projects   5. Data translation   Make data easy to visualize   and use so local residents   can be...
10 News and Information Projects   6. Citizen media   Enable local residents – including youth – to share their   stories ...
10 News and Information Projects   7. Ecosystem support  Tailor special solutions to your particular media ecosystem,  map...
10 News and Information Projects   8. Student journalism                                   Partner with a                 ...
10 News and Information Projects   9. Public broadcasting   Help public radio and television go local with projects that  ...
10 News and Information Projects   10. Professional journalism   Support an independent nonprofit news organization   staf...
10 News and Information Projects   What’s your idea?If your community or place-based foundation is considering a    local ...
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Slide show explores 10 types of projects implemented by winners of the Knight Community Information Challenge. It will be part of advance materials for people attending the Knight Medial Learning Seminar Feb. 20-21 in Miami.

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  1. 1. 10 News and Information IdeasLooking to get started?Thinking about branching out?Here are noteworthy projectsfunded by community foundationsMichele McLellan, Knight circuit rider and consultant
  2. 2. 10 News and Information Projects 1. Community archives Help citizens and organizations to contribute important community information and ideas, available free to all.www.thoughtbox.orgwww.blackhillsknowledgenetwork.com
  3. 3. 10 News and Information Projects 2. Action centers Give residents tools so they can take action to improve their communities. www.growwny.org www.parkcitygreen.org
  4. 4. 10 News and Information Projects 3. Contests Stage a competition to engage new voices and raise awareness of local issues and assets. www.mnideaopen.org
  5. 5. 10 News and Information Projects4. Mobile engagement Use mobile technology to reach larger numbers of people. www.votolatino.org
  6. 6. 10 News and Information Projects 5. Data translation Make data easy to visualize and use so local residents can better understand their communities. www.piton.org/census2010/
  7. 7. 10 News and Information Projects 6. Citizen media Enable local residents – including youth – to share their stories and join conversations about their neighborhoods and communities. www.therapidian.orgwww.akronist.comwww.ourlifeinthed.com
  8. 8. 10 News and Information Projects 7. Ecosystem support Tailor special solutions to your particular media ecosystem, mapping what’s there, using signs or ads, building capacity and digital literacy. www.chicagoindyads.com/ www.kflinks.com/cctmatters www.kflinks.com/sameboat www.kflinks.com/wrapids
  9. 9. 10 News and Information Projects 8. Student journalism Partner with a university to teach students to learn by covering the local stories no one else is doing. www.thenewsoutlet.org
  10. 10. 10 News and Information Projects 9. Public broadcasting Help public radio and television go local with projects that emphasize community news. www.alaskapublic.org/townsquare49/ www.pbshawaii.org/hikino/
  11. 11. 10 News and Information Projects 10. Professional journalism Support an independent nonprofit news organization staffed by professional journalists to assure a flow of news in the public interest. www.oklahomawatch.org www.njspotlight.com
  12. 12. 10 News and Information Projects What’s your idea?If your community or place-based foundation is considering a local news or information project, we’d like to hear about it. Also, Knight Circuit Riders may be able to help you sharpen your idea and work through your plan. kcic@knightfoundation.org www.knightfoundation.org

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