News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
A project launched last winter by two Knight Fellows is the big winner in the Tribeca Film Institute’s inaugural New Media Fund grants.
Justin Arenstein (’11) talks about the evolution of his African news reporting cooperative in a profile on News Entrepreneurs.
Storify, a news start-up co-founded by 2009 Knight Fellow Burt Herman, is this year’s $10,000 Grand Prize winner in the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism.
Dan Sinker, a 2008 Knight Fellow, is joining Mozilla to lead the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership.
The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford has just published an analysis of community journalism in the United States, including an interactive map showing 300 years of American newspapers.
Mike Keefe (’89) wins editorial cartooning award.
The Knight Fellows recently visited Google, where they swapped ideas and shared a meal with Googlers. A video report from Fellows Di Pinheiro and Hugo Soskin.
Bay Area Hacks/Hackers recently met at Stanford to check out the work some Knight Fellows have been doing this year.
Kuwayama discusses lessons learned and what’s next for Basetrack, which abruptly lost its embedded status last month. Military officials subsequently determined that Kuwayama’s team did not violate security rules as was initially suggested.
Current and recent Knight Fellows will take center stage next month at SXSW Accelerator to pitch their interactive products that are finalists in the third annual start-up competition.
HearSay, a social news game developed by 2010 Knight Fellows Susanne Rust and John Duncan, has launched with an iPhone app.