Life of a Fellow
Dispatches from current fellows about their Stanford experience.
What Alabama Media Group can teach us about clarifying who we are
Here are the most dangerous ethical traps of personalized news service that media organizations should be aware of. And why a tailored approach for individuals is still necessary.
How I changed the way I approached the challenge of fostering collaboration among investigative journalists
Libraries and local journalism have a lot in common. They both provide insight, bind a community together and, of course, serve information needs.
From quick fire, in-the-moment responses for everyday racist microaggressions, to deliberative exercises that help you build community and recruit allies in the newsroom, the Toolkit for Journalists of Color is designed to help us survive in predominantly white newsrooms.
I’m looking for a few passionate reporters to help me pilot the program.
Most people would not put the words “IT Department” and “dating” in the same sentence. But it’s the unusual approach of Stanford’s d.school that led me and my team to that unlikely combination.
“This should be easy!,” I thought, given that I’ve spent the last nine months at one epicentre of journalism innovation and entrepreneurship.
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.