Fellows’ interactive documentary project wins Tribeca funding

A project launched last winter by two Knight Fellows is the big winner in the Tribeca Film Institute’s inaugural New Media Fund grants.

Knight fellow’s African enterprise profiled

Justin Arenstein (’11) talks about the evolution of his African news reporting cooperative in a profile on News Entrepreneurs.

Storify wins Knight-Batten grand prize

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.

JSK alum to lead Knight-Mozilla effort

Daniel Sinker

Dan Sinker, a 2008 Knight Fellow, is joining Mozilla to lead the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership.

Data ‘Vhiz’ Geoff McGhee and Bill Lane Center analyze rural newspapers

Snapshot of Interactive Map

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.

JSK alum wins Pulitzer Prize

Mike Keefe (’89) wins editorial cartooning award.

Knight Fellows visit Google

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.

Knights demo @ Hacks/Hackers

2011 Knight Fellow Jigar Mehta

Bay Area Hacks/Hackers recently met at Stanford to check out the work some Knight Fellows have been doing this year.

The lessons of Basetrack: A conversation with Teru Kuwayama

Teru Kuwayama in Afghanistan

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.

Fellows’ start-ups in SXSW Accelerator

2011 Knight Fellow Adriano Farano

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 launches on iPhone


HearSay, a social news game developed by 2010 Knight Fellows Susanne Rust and John Duncan, has launched with an iPhone app.