Posts Tagged ‘John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’

Lawmaker Weighs Government Intervention In The Media

Broadband's Impact December 2nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2009 – A senior lawmaker on Wednesday weighed in on government intervention in the media at a Federal Trade Commission forum convened to consider an alleged decreasing amount of original reporting taking place, as media outlets shut down or layoff journalists in the face of falling revenues.

The widespread availability of broadband technology plays an important role both in the alleged problem – competition to traditional print media revenue streams – and in the proposed solution: widespread availability of online content funded through a variety of means.

Knight Center of Digital Excellence in Ohio is Closed

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact November 19th, 2009

The Akron-based Knight Center of Digital Excellence was closed effective immediately on Thursday, according to OneCommunity, a Cleveland-based nonprofit that created the center two years ago through funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Applies for Knight News Challenge Grant to Enhance Data, Build Out Wiki and Offer Video

Press Releases November 1st, 2008

WASHINGTON, November 1 – applied on Saturday for a News Challenge grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The application, which can be viewed online at the web site, lays out a plan of action for the future work of this web site.

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