DocumentCloud Adds OpenCalais and 20+ Investigative Journalism Outfits

Good news for fans of OpenCalais and investigative journalism alike.
 
The DocumentCloud initiative – winner of this year’s largest grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation – has lined up some two dozen partners, everyone from Thomson Reuters, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, to the ACLU National Security Project, The National Security Archive, the Center for Investigative Reporting and many more.
 
DocumentCloud is a unique online resource – found at http://www.documentcloud.org – that will provide public access to news reporters’ original source materials.  It will debut in a beta version by the end of this year.

Here are some of the stories that resulted from the news. Please help us share them with friends to let everyone know that this powerful tool for citizen journalism is on the way.

Nieman Journalism Lab: DocumentCloud adds impressive list of investigative journalism outfits.
http://www.niemanlab.org/2009/09/documentcloud-adds-impressive-list-of-investigative-journalism-outfits/

 
Journalism.co.uk: Thomson Reuters partners KNC winner DocumentCloud
 
The Knight Foundation: More news from DocumentCloud
 
NYConvergence: Newspapers, mags, non-profits partner with DocumentCloud
 
Editor’s Weblog: OpenCalais joins DocumentCloud; set to host a wealth of primary sources. http://www.editorsweblog.org/multimedia/2009/09/opencalais_joins_documentcloud_set_to_ho.php
 
The New York Observer: The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Mother Jones, WNYC, More Join Data Archive Experiment DocumentCloud.
http://www.observer.com/2009/media/atlantic-new-yorker-mother-jones-wnyc-more-join-data-archive-experiment-documentcloud

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