Life of a Fellow
Dispatches from current fellows about their Stanford experience.
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.
About one year ago, I sat at my kitchen table, working on my application for the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University.
TVNewsCheck today reports the latest in a series of moves that is reshaping local television — and along with it local journalism.
I spoke with my longtime colleagues and friends about how the business model for local news is broken.
The NQS project I started at Stanford this year is part of a series of new initiatives aimed at tackling misinformation.
The smell was getting stronger and I couldn’t open my eyes. I heard someone screaming. “Help me, Help me…”
Reach is still the main incentive in newsrooms: clicks, print run, the market share. Let´s be honest. Focusing on nothing but reach is not only one sided, it’s also misleading.
We’re now asking listeners to do something they’ve never had to do before: seek out, and pay for, local audio news as a stand-alone product.
The relationship between newsrooms and freelance journalists is in trouble. On one side are the newsrooms, which continue to lay off staff and shrink budgets. On the other side are the new journalists, bored of working full-time in a traditional medium.
Newspaper closures and consolidation over the past 15 years have created “news deserts” where there are inadequate journalism resources to properly cover local governments. The trend threatens the bond between news organizations and their communities.
If California is a virtual nation-state, where is its national media outlet?
Empathy should also be at the core of good journalism
As I wrap an amazing year as a JSK Fellow at Stanford, I find myself thinking again and again of one of my favorite “you got this” anthems, Lily Allen’s Sheezus.
There’s lots of evidence that gender disparities in news organizations persist across media, including print, broadcast, Internet and wires.