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The search for the next director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Program at Stanford has begun with the formation of a seven-member search committee.
“As more news organizations shrink, there is an increasing amount of untapped talent we hope to retain.” – Anne Kornblut
On Monday, May 18, we hosted our first JSK Festival of News Innovation where our 2015 fellows showed the work they are doing to help journalism. The hall was packed for this fun, interactive evening. Here are some highlights.
The journalists chosen represent a wide range of experience, from established newspapers and broadcast networks like the Washington Post and Southern California Public Radio to newer ventures like Vox and Re/code.
“We’re really excited about this group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “We think they’re going to have a major impact on journalism in their home countries.”
Over two days a select group of leaders from U.S. news organizations stepped away from their newsrooms and moved through an active, hands-on process, each digging into a challenge they had identified as a top priority.
During her JSK fellowship, she developed what eventually became the Migrahack project, trainings and hackathons about immigration data.
Google hangout video features JSK Director Jim Bettinger along with current JSK Fellow Yvonne Leow and JSK alums Latoya Peterson and Wilson Lievano.
Take a peek into some of the ways our fellows spend their days at Stanford — a photos by JSK fellows.
When Radio Ambulante launched three years ago, not many people thought there was an audience for its long-form journalism, said co-founder Carolina Guerrero. It now has 100,000 listeners a month. “Our audience is hungry for more content.”
A number of former and current fellows, as well as JSK program staff, were in Chicago last week at the Online News Association’s 2014 Conference, one of the premier gatherings for digital journalists.
Are you ready for journalism’s future? And are you attending the 2014 National Association for Hispanic Journalists convention in San Antonio?
Two former fellows, Andy Donohue and T. Christian Miller, are on the organization’s board. Fourteen fellows will be presenting at workshops and discussions.
The prolific international coverage of women’s lives in Afghanistan has lacked an important perspective. Amie Ferris-Rotman set out to change that.
Tayyeb Afridi leveraged his Knight Fellowship to launch Tribal News Network in northwest Pakistan in late 2013. He explains its mission and how it works.
Martín Quiroga explains Venezuela Decoded, a project a team of current and recent JSK fellows built that is testing ideas for creating an open, collaborative filtering platform for online news.
Gus D’Angelo shares his plans for re-imagining the creation and distribution of news and editorial cartoons for the digital age.
Shazna Nessa unveils her plan for motivating journalists to create data visualizations that are not just beautiful, but also easily understood.
Martin Kotynek and Alexa Schirtzinger introduce OnRamp, a project to re-imagine the news article.
In this short talk, Carlos Martinez makes the case for taking new approaches to designing digital news experiences
Eric Ortiz introduces his prototype of Evrybit, a system that streamlines mobile reporting of live events.