Life of a Fellow
Dispatches from current fellows about their Stanford experience.
Today, as I’m about to finish up my academic year-long fellowship, what’s on my mind is my path to discovery of my passion.
A B Corp is a for-profit entity; the B stands for benefit. The idea is to build businesses that benefit not just their shareholders, but any stakeholder that may interact with the business and its products or services.
Here are some pills to cure people who think collaboration in journalism ‘is nice’, but don’t realize its true power
Takeaways of interest for journalists working with textual sources
On the first day of improv class, instructor Dan Klein tried to disabuse us of the idea that being an improviser is about being clever. Be present; be available, he advised. Don’t try to be funny.
A call to action for public radio
Covering an epidemic is like covering conflict: why science reporters should be trained like war correspondents
my interviews with reporters from all over the world leads me to worry about the state of science journalists.
One way we can better manage and support journalists with technical skills is to help their managers.
Being at Stanford, a buzz of activity, I’ve realized that everyone is doing something all the time. It’s also a place with a lot of acronyms and shorthand lingo.
It took a children’s video game to help me to figure this out.
This fellowship provides world-class professional growth opportunities. But personal growth is a huge part of the experience too.
Some basic advice, particularly focusing on the current affairs and investigative documentary categories drawing on journalism..
The business models for journalism startups are not all that complicated after all: Here’s why dozens of reporters got started on their own enterprise.
In an era where news organizations need all the repeat customers they can get, we decided we’d channel André’s experience as a concierge and create an in-person local news experience.
Why have even large philanthropic organizations operating in Eastern Europe — like the Open Society or the Omidyar Network — completely excluded Russia from their funding decisions?
“What do the Table of Elements, the first IBM computer, and the novel ‘Lolita’ have in common?” It turns out, they all started as card decks.
I want to inspire teams to see the process of innovation as a chance to be creative, influence the future, and connect with colleagues in new ways.
I’ve spoken to many groups over the years — but never one that took such copious notes. Here’s the advice I doled out in my allotted few minutes.
My first class assignment at Stanford was simple: Find a nice, quiet place to yell — at the top of my lungs — and journal the experience.
The debate over intent and process and impact on elections rages on, but we’ve arrived at the parking lot at the end of a long road.
If you’re a journalist, and you’ve considered starting your own business, I have five questions for you.