Thursday, October 11, 2007

Knight News Challenge

The deadline for the Knight News Challenge is Oct. 15. I was going to add it to next year's calendar, but someone out there might have the perfect idea already brewing or working. If so, go for it. It might be worth $5 million. :-)

There are several different categories. Applicants can ask for as much as they need to complete the project.

The invitation states,
Community-minded digital innovators worldwide -- journalists, software designers, bloggers, and students of any age -- have been competing in the News Challenge for up to $5 million dollars in grants.

The coolest part? The winner holds the intellectual property rights -- subject to Knight Foundation╩╝s requirement that the intellectual property be shared with the world. It's all a part of the Knight Foundation's open-source, open-standard philosophy.

Enough for now,

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