Knight Foundation to Fund Plug-and-Play Version of EveryBlock

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 […]

Announcing: ReportingOn 2.0 is live

ReportingOn 2.0 is live and ready for your questions. And answers. It’s still the backchannel for your beat, but it’s an absolute re-imagining of the network. For those of you who haven’t been keeping score, ReportingOn is a project funded by the Knight News Challenge, and it’s a place for journalists of all stripes to […]

Newspapers: Make money online, minus the news

Who knows more about Santa Cruz, California than the Santa Cruz Sentinel? Well, that’s debatable, but let’s put it another way: Who’s bothered to put together a modern, readable Santa Cruz site for tourists? That’s right, the Santa Cruz Sentinel. DestinationSantaCruz.com is live, and it looks like a damn good idea. Build a site that […]