Life of a Fellow
Dispatches from current fellows about their Stanford experience.
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.
Brazilian journalists have not yet discovered the benefits of collaboration. We have trouble collaborating within our newsrooms, and with colleagues from other news organizations across the country and around the world
It was digging into a collection of speeches by Fidel Castro that first helped me realize how useful text mining could be for journalists.
To fight back against the widespread bias, intolerance, and injustice in the country, I knew I needed to think bigger and wider than I ever had.
The shift in news from a one-size-fits-all model to a personalized model will happen fast and will be brutal.
If the combined pay-per-view/subscription model continues to develop, it could pave the way for a wide supply of independent documentary films.
Maybe. Lessons embraced on the West Coast
How finding empathy might help clear the fog.
I am spending this academic year at Stanford trying to answer the question “How might we secure financial sustainability of independent investigative media in Russia?”
The results of OpenNews’ second News Nerd Survey confirm many hypotheses on pay equity that technical journalists discuss in backchannels.
Eight questions to ask your colleagues
On building brands that people love.
In my first weeks as a JSK Fellow, I’ve imagined ten different lives, embraced half a dozen things I couldn’t do — or thought I couldn’t do — and realized new fears.
It’s a sign of something worthy of listening and learning.