Life of a Fellow
Dispatches from current fellows about their Stanford experience.
Getting into journalism is more exciting than ever before. There are new challenges, more opportunities for a wider group of voices than ever before, and the chance to build a media career that is uniquely yours.
While I am not superfluous to the process, I am of necessity secondary. Ego has to be set aside to achieve the mission — my role is not even to guide, it is to pitch in and help.
Going to this year’s Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier exhibition hall on virtual reality, you cannot help but feel as if you are seated at the front row of the future of journalism.
It’s not enough to know how to tell a story; you have to know how to sell one, too. – James Buckhouse, director of content, Sequoia Capital.
Journalists can use social media as a reporting tool — to find stories, for newsgathering, research, finding interviewees and more.
Take a peek into some of the ways our fellows spend their days at Stanford — a photos by JSK fellows.
If you are a journalism educator or media professional, I have news for you: We work in tech.
Knight Fellow Amie Ferris-Rotman’s project, Sahar Speaks!, will partner with the International Women’s Media Foundation.
During a visit to startup Jaunt, Knight Fellows learned about the implications of virtual reality for a more immersive news experience.
A Q&A with San Francisco Media Co. president Todd Vogt on the importance and future of newspapers in the Bay Area.
Everyone’s heard of South by Southwest. But Austin’s smaller and slightly geekier International Symposium on Online Journalism is also a big draw for Knight Fellows, staff, and alumni.
During a recent trip to the East Coast, Knight Fellows spoke with newsroom leaders in New York and Washington, D.C., about tactics for innovation.
In a disrupted news landscape, local publications need to think like startups: try things, fail fast, and remember that life is a prototype.
Fellows spent a Saturday asking people in San Francisco two fundamental questions: In this digital age, how do you get your news, and why?
When South Sudan descended into violence, Knight Fellow Kennedy Jawoko had to pivot. The result is a new collaboration between Fellows.
At Stanford’s Future of Media Conference, Knight Fellows talked with digital media entrepreneurs and industry leaders about the future of journalism, TV, mobile media, and much more.
My Art in the Streets class has provided me with new insights for my journalism challenge.
Riptide authors, Twitter execs, and internet luminaries discussed the convergence of journalism
“Always be connected,” Smith told Knight Fellows yesterday. “Social media is a lifestyle.”
Students in Pakistan have new ideas but kill them when they think of the resources they will need. Others think there is nothing new to create.
Life at Stanford as a husband and father is a little different from roaming The Farm as a single, wet-behind-the-ears freshman in 1992.