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Knight News Challenge in NPR, HuffPo, FastCo

Winners of the 2014 Knight News Challenge, which funds projects that promote an open Internet that is free and accessible to all, were announced at the 2014 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference in Boston last week.

The winners included a mix of projects aimed at safeguarding online free speech, privacy, and security, as well as two innovative programs in New York City and Chicago that will lend Wi-Fi hotspot devices to families and students without high-speed Internet access.

Coverage of the winners included: NPRThe Atlantic’s CityLabFast CompanyThe VergeThe Huffington PostEducation WeekThe HillTechPresidentLibrary JournalSocial TimesCapital New YorkTech.coGoverningMediaBistroBostInnoMadameNoireGovTech, and StateTech.

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