The 2011 Knight News Challenge will ask participants to focus on three specific areas of innovation: revenue, credibility and mobile. Lois Beckett reports that Knight consultant Jennifer 8. Lee spoke at a Hacks/Hackers event Tuesday night and discussed the upcoming contest and its new focus:
Beckett writes that judges will not seek quotas for each category and that, according to Lee, “‘it’s much more of a signal to the population at large: These are the areas that need your attention.”
Applications for the 2011 contest will open this fall with the eventual winners announced in the summer.