News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
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.
“We’re pleased to be working with talented fellows who will be forging new solutions to important challenges facing journalism,” said JSK Managing Director Dawn Garcia.
After 15 years with program, managing director ascends to new leadership role.
“This is an outstanding group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “They’re going to have a significant impact for years to come.”
Journalists discussed their work documenting pollution problems in one of the country’s most active oil and gas fields during a recent symposium at Stanford.
We spoke with Danyel Smith recently about HRDCVR and HRDLIST, how they came about and where they’re headed.
It’s a remarkable film — and I’m proud that three of the four Spotlight team members depicted are John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships alumni.
The Sahar Speaks media partnership will launch women reporters in Afghanistan into serious careers as correspondents and unlock large new audiences for underreported issues.