News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford today announced the appointment of veteran technology professional and editorial strategist Karen Wickre to its Board of Visitors.
JSK alumni will experiment with ad-free subscriptions, mobile communities and audience engagement across the U.S., and with digital and video storytelling in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Recently, several members of our staff hosted a Twitter chat to answer some of the questions potential fellows have about the application process and our fellowship program.
Celebrate the 2017 Knight-Risser Prize winners, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica and their story, “Hell and High Water”.
The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Report on Houston’s Flood Vulnerability Wins 2017 Knight-Risser Prize
The deeply reported, interactive project revealed Houston’s severe vulnerability to hurricanes and flooding – and the government’s unwillingness to address the increasingly dire warnings of scientists.
Program for professionals at Stanford University issues call to action for industry.
Cohort of innovators is first to work under ‘Teams and Themes’ framework
Outlier, supported by the Jim Bettinger Innovation Fund, texts high-value information to Detroiters with a focus on renters.
Thousands gather in New Orleans this week for the annual convention
Filloux will address the growing problem of misinformation on the web by developing a working prototype of his News Quality Scoring Project, which seeks to surface quality journalism using algorithms and machine learning.
Journalists and technologists gather at SRCCON to learn from each other.
Michael D. Bolden is the new managing director, editorial and operations, for the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford.
This year’s fellows connected with the Bay Area journalism community at the 2017 JSK festival of news innovation.
JSK Director Dawn Garcia has announced the appointment of three new members of the program’s Board of Visitors
Today we made our final offers and announced the next class of John S. Knight Journalism Fellows at Stanford.
Eighteen journalists and journalism innovators have won John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University for the 2017-18 academic year.
More than $70,000 will be distributed among six innovative journalism experiments being launched by JSK alumni. The projects tackle audience engagement, watchdog journalism, media credibility and other current challenges faced by newsrooms.
Water may be one of the most critical environmental issues for reporters to cover in years to come, said western water experts and journalists at the 2017 Knight-Risser Prize Symposium.
In many ways, the entire program is experimental. It’s the first step toward more comprehensive mass communication curriculum development.
By working together all users will benefit. FOIA Machine and MuckRock will share the same codebase. As improvements are made to one tool they will more easily be developed for the other.
We recently hosted an open chat on Facebook to answer questions from people who are considering applying for a 2017-18 JSK Fellowship.