From ISOJ, insights on the future of news

Knights at ISOJ

Everyone’s heard of South by Southwest. But Austin’s smaller and slightly geekier International Symposium on Online Journalism is also a big draw for Knight Fellows, staff, and alumni.

Knight managing director Dawn Garcia honored for commitment to diversity

Dawn Garcia received a CCNMA: Latino Journalists of America Career Achievement Award for her commitment to increasing diversity in news coverage, news hiring and in the selection of Knight Fellows at Stanford.

“First as a reporter and then as an editor, and now with the Knight Fellowships, Dawn Garcia has fought to include Latinos."

Fail fast and bounce back: what alt-weeklies can learn from the startup mentality

Fail Forward

In a disrupted news landscape, local publications need to think like startups: try things, fail fast, and remember that life is a prototype.

What do today’s news consumers really want?


Fellows spent a Saturday asking people in San Francisco two fundamental questions: In this digital age, how do you get your news, and why?

From South Sudan to China: When global events affect fellowship projects


When South Sudan descended into violence, Knight Fellow Kennedy Jawoko had to pivot. The result is a new collaboration between Fellows.

The future of media: attention-driven and bright

Knight Fellows at the Future of Media Conference

At Stanford's Future of Media Conference, Knight Fellows talked with digital media entrepreneurs and industry leaders about the future of journalism, TV, mobile media, and much more.