Update: Just heard from Knight… guess our proposal is back in the running. More later.
Original post: Regrettably, the Knight News Challenge judges weren’t swayed by Front Porch Forum‘s proposal enough to take us beyond the second round of judging this year. We’re glad that we made it into the top 10% of thousands of project ideas from around the globe, but it’s tough to take “no” nonetheless.
1, 2, 3… deep breath… okay, enough of that… onward and upward. Lots of other irons in the fire, not to mention the our daily work of meeting the needs of our 17,000 subscribers back home (which include nearly half of our dear state’s largest city!). These are exciting times for FPF… more good news to come soon.
And… the comments coming in on the Knight News Challenge website pack their own punch. Here’s a sample…