Knight-Funded Innovations Featured at ASNE Convention

by Christie Chisholm, American Society of News Editors, March 23, 2010

Six Innovations You Can Use In Your Newsroom will feature quick-paced presentations of six groundbreaking Knight Foundation-funded journalism tools that have already been adopted in a number of newsrooms. Later the same day the presenters will each participate in separate Innovations Salons—small-group discussions designed to allow ASNE members to learn more about the tools by speaking directly with the people behind them.

Here is a list of the presenters and a little about each of their innovations:

Rick Allen, Chief Executive Officer, SnagFilms

A movie theater in a widget, SnagFilms is focused on bringing documentaries to the masses online for free. The company has developed a tool for creating personalized widgets that can feature up to 10 different documentaries, embeddable on any Web page.

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