News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
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.
Society of Professional Journalists’ Northern California chapter honors JSK director emeritus.
Applications now open; Dec. 1 deadline.
Reporting that began as a local exploration of groundwater depletion in California grew into a joint project that documented a water crisis with global reach and implications.
Classic reporting, technology and collaboration lead to important stories with global impact.
New Knight Foundation funding to promote experiments in journalism by JSK alumni.
Panel featuring ground breaking investigative reporters is available for viewing now.
Shining a light on TNN’s groundbreaking efforts to provide independent local news and help women’s voices be heard.
Garcia recently discussed her vision for the program’s future with Jay Hamilton, director of Stanford’s Journalism Program and chair of the search committee.
Our mobile users want speed and depth at the same time. We focused the whole relaunch on that need. We had to rethink our reporting style, create new storytelling formats and change our design.
On a more positive note, I was surprised by the sheer number of people who wanted to help. This was key to keeping the idea alive.
2013 JSK Fellows Mariam Semaan and Attila Mong working on a media project for young people in Shatila camp in Lebanon describe how they used the method to understand refugees’ needs.