The Knight Foundation looked at the 28 media-focused startups it funded as part of its News Challenge competition in 2010 and 2011 and came up with some useful lessons for those who might want to follow in their footsteps
Mapping out this tech sector shows enormous growth and room for more.
A study of 18 non-profit news organizations done by the Knight Foundation shows that success in the non-profit sector involves many of the same strategies that for-profit media outlets should also be pursuing
Viral video site Upworthy has raised $8 million in Series A funding, the company announced Monday. It plans to use the funds to hire more employees, build new tech and expand into new editorial areas.
Barnes & Noble is now selling digital editions of college newspapers through Nook.
The Internet Archive recently launched an ambitious project to collect and index all broadcasts since the start of television. This week it got a major boost.
A mobile sensor startup that launched from a former Google product manager for Android is already coming back to Google, announcing the acquisition on Friday.
Hyperlocal used to be a popular buzzword in media circles, but NBC says it has shut down one of the pioneers of the genre — data-driven startup EveryBlock — because it wasn’t a good fit with its core strengths.
How can a design firm and a non-profit focusing on government transparency come together and make data look cool? The Sunlight Foundation and designers from IDEO teamed up to create Sitegeist, an app using location-based data to help you understand where you are.
Truth Teller is a prototype launched by the Washington Post — with funding from the Knight Foundation — that is designed to fact-check political speeches in real time. But can it do this? And will anyone care?