News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
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.
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.