Knight News Challenge:
Libraries as a Platform Analysis

Submissions were closed on Oct 1 2014 for the library focused Knight News Challenge. With 680 entries, there were a lot of great ideas submitted. This page attempts to visualize some simple analysis performed on that data.

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Word Frequency

Top 100 nouns, noun phrases and verbs used in all submissions.


Noun Phrases


Related Submissions

A tf–idf graph connecting submissions that contained similar unique words showing possible trends important topics. Note: Only about 120 of 680 entries appear in the graph. Use the mouse to zoom in.

Author Gender

Using a highly inaccurate lookup of the author’s first name to list a possible gender that the name could be.

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