PBS clip 6.26.13

The Knight Foundation continues to fund the latest projects in news and technology, but the format of the Knight News Challenge might be near an end.

In announcing the latest recipients of the Knight News Challenge grants, Knight Foundation CEO Alberto Ibargüen slipped in that the grants “may be finished” and “it may be that, as a device for doing something, it may be that we’ve gone as far as we can take it.”

In the meantime though, the new round of grantees are specializing in making government more open and effective.

Read the rest of the story here, with tons of interviews with the winners and all of their grant proposals in their entirety.