A featured Wired Journalists post by Sean Blanda covering the backstory of Technically Philly’s Knight News Challenge grant.
Pat Thornton talks with Gary Kebbel about a possible future for EveryBlock’s open-sourced code: “The Knight Foundation is working with advisers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to form a team to further development of EveryBlock and make it much easier for news organizations to set up the software on their sites, Kebbel said. Knight will work with several news organizations around the country to install EveryBlock for them. Once this additional development is completed, the new code will be released.”
Here’s NiemanLab’s interview with Aron Pilhofer from the New York Times on the big additions to the list of DocumentCloud partner organizations.
Dave Cohn is finding ways to get his News Challenge project running, no development required. And so it begins: Start with the tools at hand, gather a crowd, gain momentum…