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OpenNews: Meet the 2013 Knight-Mozilla Fellows

[Source: Daniel Sinker's blog, by Daniel Sinker, November 8, 2012]
This is the third of three posts about the state of development in journalism, where we’re at with the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project, and where we’re going in 2013. Click here for parts one and two.

New Grants Help Museums and Libraries Connect Youth with Friends, Learning, and Mentors to Link their Passions to Future Success

[Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, November 8, 2012]
Learning Labs Foster Creativity and Collaboration through Creation in STEM and Beyond

Videos from the 2012 Wired for Change Conference

[Source: Ford Foundation, October 23, 2012]
On October 23, 2012, the Ford Foundation hosted its second annual Wired for Change conference, bringing together social innovators, technologists, entrepreneurs, government leaders and ...

Charles Benton Receives Everett C. Parker Award

[Source: OC Inc., September 25, 2012]
Charles Benton, chairman of the board of Benton Foundation, received the Everett C. Parker Award on September 25, in recognition of his many years of leadership and support for promoting the ...

Half the Sky on PBS

[Source: Games for Change, October 1, 2012]
Games for Change is pleased to take part in a landmark transmedia event which features a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast, a Facebook-hosted adventure game, three ...

Microsoft Launches YouthSpark

[Source: Microsoft YouthSpark, September 20, 2012]
The world stands at a crossroads. While there are more young people on the planet than ever before, youth unemployment is double that of the adult population. Countries are struggling to develop ...

News 21 and the Future of Journalism Education

[Source: News21, September 8, 2012]
In an open letter to university presidents, a group of foundations recently called for a turn to a "teaching hospital" model of journalistic training, advocating for a "model that blends practice ...

Foundations Give Local News and Information Projects a Boost

[Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, September 5, 2012]
Twenty winning ideas receive $3.67 million in matching funds from Knight Foundation Twenty local news and information projects across the country, all backed by their community or place-based ...