News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
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.
Donations may support a summer internship for a Stanford Daily staff member, or some expenses for international Knight Fellows.
He was indefatigable, and his optimism and joie de vivre were legendary. Nobody who ever met Harry forgot him.
Adriano Farano says his understanding of being a news entrepreneur has grown exponentially because of his experiences these past two years in Silicon Valley.
I knew I had more to share than the newspaper could accommodate, but it wasn’t clear what form that might take.
Knight Alumni Katy Newton, Djordje Padjeski and Andrew Haeg are among four recent recipients of Knight Prototype Fund grants.
Scholars and researchers are most often simply used as sources for journalists. We believe that we can do more by collaborating.
Central American digital newspaper founded by a Knight Fellow wins two human rights awards for reporting in one of the world’s most dangerous regions.
Lead writer Emilene Ostlind, photographer Joe Riis and contributors Mary Ellen Hannibal and Cally Carswell win for their special report, “Perilous Passages.”
Former Knight Fellow Jaime Mantilla of Ecuador has been elected president of the Inter American Press Association.
Director Jim Bettinger, current and recent fellows answered questions about the program and the application process in a recent call.
The founder of the Public Insight Network explains why he quit his day job, and why journalists are still not getting the full picture.
Publisher and editor of noted Native American newspaper is new president of the UNITY journalism coalition.
The large number of Knight Fellows present and past attending and participating in this year’s Online News Association Conference reflects their deep involvement in journalism innovation and the evolution of the industry.
ONA 12 was an opportunity for our fellows and staff to immerse ourselves in what’s happening now and what will be happening in the future — and to learn how we can be a player in that future.
Given the Knight Fellowships focus on journalism innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, the Online News Association is a natural place for us to engage with journalists and journalism entrepreneurs who are among the most dynamic forces in media today.
At the Knight Fellowships we urge our fellows to resist the temptation to focus narrowly on the innovative projects they are pursuing here because creativity, inspiration and break-through moments often come out of the most unexpected places.