Knight Foundation

The Rapidian to receive support to strengthen online platform

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NEWS

On June 22, the Knight Foundation announced the first 24 organizations to receive support from its $2 million, three-year technology initiative to strengthen digital publishing solutions in newsrooms. Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) is...

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Help us meet the challenge of telling our stories in 2017

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 01-02-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On December 19, 2016, Knight Foundation announced a tremendous opportunity for local news organizations across the country, including The Rapidian. For one month, until January 19, 2017, Knight Foundation will match donations from individual donors...

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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian staff go live on WYCE to raise funds

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This week on Catalyst Radio we depart from our regular format in order to go live on WYCE for The Rapidian's first-ever fund drive. We are...

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Communication as Infrustructure

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 06-23-2011 under OPINION

When discussing and writing about the Rapidian, we often use the words hyper-local, news and information, and citizen reporter. A few words I think we don’t reference often enough, are “Democracy” and “civic engagement”. But truth is, lots of...

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The Rapidian voted Best in Show by West Michigan Public Relations Society

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

The launch campaign for The Rapidian was honored last night by the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the 25th annual PRoof awards. The Rapidian received a gold award in the Public Service category and then went on...

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