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How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact?

<strong>The next Knight News Challenge, which opens Aug. 19, will offer a share of more than $2 million for innovative ideas to harness information and data for the health of communities. <br /><br /><a href="http://kng.ht/130qyjZ">Read more in this blog post.</a></strong><br /><br /> <hr /><br /> Knight Foundation has named eight projects as winners of the Knight News Challenge on Open Gov, awarding the recipients more than $3.2 million for their ideas. <a href="http://www.knightfoundation.org/press-room/press-release/open-government-projects-receive-more-32-million-w/">View winners announcement</a> <br /><br /> In many ways it’s easier than it’s ever been to learn about and interact with the institutions and communities around us. But there’s a long way to go. How can we make the places we live more awesome through data and technology? How can we make public information more relevant and useful? <br /><br /> The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding breakthrough ideas in news and information. Winners receive a share of $5 million in funding and support from Knight’s network of influential peers and advisors to help advance their ideas.

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