Seth Lewis wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Seth Lewis <sethclewis@...
> <mailto:sethclewis@...>> wrote:
> Dear Andrius,
> Hi, I'm a Ph.D. student in the School of Journalism at the
> University of Texas at Austin. For my dissertation this year, I'm
> examining cases of innovation in journalism, and in particular I'm
> looking at the Knight News Challenge and some of its key finalists
> and winners.
> I'm writing to see if you might be able to find and share with me
> a copy of your 2008 News Challenge proposal. Gary Kebbel and the
> staff at the Knight Foundation have been very helpful in providing
> information on past winners, but it appears they don't have a copy
> of your proposal to share with me (perhaps it was submitted in the
> "closed" category?).
> If you can find it in your files, do you mind sending me a copy of
> your proposal? I'm referring to the "full proposal" that the
> Knight Foundation asked for as you reached the finalist stage.
> Your input will be very helpful as I write about the goals and
> strategies of News Challenge winners from 2007 to 2009.
> If you have any questions or suggestions, please let me know --
> and thank you in advance for your assistance.
> Best regards,
> Seth C. Lewis
> Ph.D. candidate, Journalism
> University of Texas at Austin
> 512.739.2492 (c)
> sethlewis.org <http://sethlewis.org/>
Here's a copy of my full proposal for the Includer:
The working groups where we worked on the proposal:
and on the Includer:
My first twelve posts at the PBS website are:
and then I was banned from posting.
My thirteenth post was deleted:
After that I blogged all of my posts at my own site:
Here are my reports which go in detail with my difficulties dealing with
the Knight Foundation:
Seth, if you have any questions, please let me know. I'm glad that I
got paid, but all in all it was a very disturbing experience. I think I
qualify as an American dissident.
Best wishes in your research.
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