16 11, 2021

Google announces funding for Wick, ASU’s Cronkite School research project

2022-01-17T13:39:04-07:00November 16th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wick Communications is partnering with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on a project supported by Google to research strategies for facilitating healthy online discourse.  The Voices Listening Project, one of 25 included in the Google News Initiative's third North America Innovation Challenge, was announced Tuesday. Over the next year, the two organizations will engage with local communities to understand their needs and [...]

25 10, 2019

Google Announces Funding for Wick’s Innovative Social Media Community Project

2019-10-26T22:42:27-07:00October 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Google announced this morning it is providing funding for Wick Communications’ innovative initiative to create a journalist-curated, hyperlocal social media platform to develop critical community connections. The news came as part of Google’s larger announcement of recipients of its inaugural North America Google News Initiative (GNI) Challenge funding to support projects that drive digital innovation and develop new business models. The GNI is funding 34 projects, selected from a [...]

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