Non-Profit Startup Update: $975,000 Tech Grant to Bay Citizen / Texas Tribune

Staci D. Kramer reports on the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation grant to be split between Bay Citizen and Texas Tribune:

 

Money changing hands

Photo: Corbis / Jonathan Gelber

 

Two of the most prominent and well-funded non-profit news startups will use nearly $1 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to build a free, open source publishing platform for other news organizations.  Led by their respective CTOs, the tech teams of The Texas Tribune and The Bay Citizen will focus on a system that can help sites without the same resources manage their content, encourage community engagement and raise revenue.

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http://paidcontent.org/article/419-bay-citizen-texas-tribune-to-split-975000-knight-tech-grant/

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