MobileActive wins Knight Foundation News Challenge Grant

Posted by KatrinVerclas on Jun 17, 2009

Wired Magazine reports on the Knight Foundation News Challenge winners, including which won the Challenge for the Mobile Media Toolkit, a resource site with tools and how-to materials on mobiles in independent and community media.

MIT Media Lab and 2009 TED fellow Katrin Verclas receives $200,000 to create a Mobile Media Toolkit — a downloadable production tool for various mobile phone platforms. “The toolkit will include applications for video and audio recording, a distribution tool for mobile content to social media sites and detailed how-to information that outlines what users can do with the phones they have.”

The Boston Globe also reports on as a winner of the New Challenge.