News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
What is the state of investigative reporting in an era of limited resources and crackdowns on confidential sources?
What happens when a journalist gets to step out of their usual environment and immerse themselves in a 10-month fellowship at Stanford with other journalists and news entrepreneurs from all around the world?
Listen to excerpts from a discussion with Knight Fellowships Managing Director Dawn Garcia and 2013 Knight Fellow Adriana Garcia about the challenges and opportunities that diverse and growing Hispanic audiences present for U.S. news media.
Alumna Deepa Fernandes, a radio reporter, looks to the web first to present some surprising news about bilingual education.
Breaking down barriers is at the heart of the ideology that d.school founder David Kelley has used to help Stanford students as well as Fortune 500 companies innovate more effectively.
Is higher education working? A simple yes or no was not on the table for Stanford University President John Hennessy.
The Chicago Migrahack brought together journalists, developers, designers, nonprofits and the community to create projects using open data on immigration, code and technology.
2006 Knight Fellow Karen de Sá talks about keeping the torch lit at the San Jose Mercury News.
Where the program has been, where it is now and where it might be heading. Director Jim Bettinger, interviewed by 2007 Knight Fellow Andrea Bernstein.
PJFs and Knight Fellow alumni talk about the impact the fellowship had on their career and life.
Journalist John Temple, recognized for leading innovation and journalistic excellence in both mainstream and startup news organizations joins the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships as a senior fellow for the 2013-14 academic year.
About 20 Knight Alumni and Fellows converged on a big-windowed workspace in San Francisco’s South of Market district on a recent Thursday night.
The award recognizes Aaron Huey’s work on “In the Shadow of Wounded Knee,” National Geographic magazine’s cover story in August 2012.
This group of U.S. Knight Fellows is easily the most diversified ever, with fellows coming from daily newspapers, online publications, tech companies and even an academic institution.
“If you don’t get their attention in the beginning, they may not follow you to the end.” – Dan Klein, acting and improvisation instructor at Stanford.
“Michelle Johnson has a legacy of being an effective team member and team leader.”
Eight international journalists have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships to pursue proposals for journalism innovation at Stanford during the 2013-14 academic year.
The new Board of Visitors members are Hu Shuli, Margaret Neale and Jason Seiken. The new members of the Program Committee are Sarah Stein Greenberg, George Haj and Raul Ramirez.
This disconnect between good intentions and real needs can be resolved if trainers take time to observe, listen and learn about the challenges that confront journalists who work outside of the English-speaking world.
The platform will gather the collective knowledge and experience of journalists and others making FOI requests, and try to learn through logic and algorithms.
“We’re being brought closer to the lives of these organisms. It helps us understand systems in ways we never could.” — Phillipe Cohen, executive director of Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.