News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
Our mobile users want speed and depth at the same time. We focused the whole relaunch on that need. We had to rethink our reporting style, create new storytelling formats and change our design.
On a more positive note, I was surprised by the sheer number of people who wanted to help. This was key to keeping the idea alive.
2013 JSK Fellows Mariam Semaan and Attila Mong working on a media project for young people in Shatila camp in Lebanon describe how they used the method to understand refugees’ needs.
“We’re pleased to be working with talented fellows who will be forging new solutions to important challenges facing journalism,” said JSK Managing Director Dawn Garcia.
After 15 years with program, managing director ascends to new leadership role.
“This is an outstanding group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “They’re going to have a significant impact for years to come.”
Journalists discussed their work documenting pollution problems in one of the country’s most active oil and gas fields during a recent symposium at Stanford.
We spoke with Danyel Smith recently about HRDCVR and HRDLIST, how they came about and where they’re headed.
It’s a remarkable film — and I’m proud that three of the four Spotlight team members depicted are John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships alumni.
The Sahar Speaks media partnership will launch women reporters in Afghanistan into serious careers as correspondents and unlock large new audiences for underreported issues.
Agência Mural’s team portray their neighborhoods from an “insider’s view,” with coverage that goes beyond clichés about violence and welfare.
NABJ and AllDigitocracy present a Google Hangout with current and former JSK Fellows. Video clips and a transcript of the session are now available.
Djordje Padejski, an award-winning journalist and journalism innovator, has been named fellowship impact leader for the JSK Journalism Fellowships.
Journalists can talk about technology now without comparing it to the Jetsons.
The Coral Project aims to enable journalists to better understand, and become more meaningfully engaged with, the communities that surround their work. Project leader Andrew Losowsky, a JSK alum, explains what makes it different from other efforts.
Julius Duscha, associate director of the Stanford Professional Journalism Fellowships in the program’s early years, died July 2 at his home in San Francisco. He was 90.
“As more news organizations shrink, there is an increasing amount of untapped talent we hope to retain.” – Anne Kornblut
Almost from the beginning of reporting, I’m thinking about how to personify and narrafy the story. I’m doing digitizing and datafying.
JSK Director Jim Bettinger shares some news — the 2015-16 academic year will be his last as director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships program.
On Monday, May 18, we hosted our first JSK Festival of News Innovation where our 2015 fellows showed the work they are doing to help journalism. The hall was packed for this fun, interactive evening. Here are some highlights.
Even though it is a writing task, crafting a proposal for a grant officer can be a tough job for a journalist.