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Posted: Friday, June 17, 2011 1:27 am

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are funding Arizona State University to operate the News21 in-depth digital journalism program for the next decade, the foundations announced this week.

News21 will now be open to journalism schools beyond the 12 universities that are members of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. The program will continue to be based at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Carnegie and Knight launched News21 in 2005. Last year, students from 11 universities came together at Cronkite to create a 23-story package on transportation safety in America. “Breakdown: Traveling Dangerously in America” was published by MSNBC.com, The Washington Post, Yahoo News and the Center for Public Integrity.

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