A New Report Looks for Lessons in Successful (and Unsuccessful) Knight News Challenge Winners
Posted: 8/28/2014  |  By: Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab
What makes a media innovation project succeed?

That’s the question the Knight Foundation has been asking about perhaps the most prominent program supporting media innovation, the Knight News Challenge. Since 2007, the competition has attracted thousands of people with ideas for an innovation project, and Knight has funded more than a hundred of them. Some have grown into successful, widely used tools; others have disappeared with barely a trace.