Posts by Jim Bettinger, Director
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.
We’re launching new initiatives over the next year to amplify and extend our program’s impact, with funding support from the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation.
We believe that Fellows hold in their hands the power to create a future for journalism that is brighter and more vibrant than its past.
Our fellows have taken on big journalism challenges — the kind of problems we all want solved. Now, they want your feedback to help them refine their work.
The total number of applicants for next year is 490. That’s the most ever — an increase of 55 percent from last year’s 316 applications.
He was indefatigable, and his optimism and joie de vivre were legendary. Nobody who ever met Harry forgot him.
ONA 12 was an opportunity for our fellows and staff to immerse ourselves in what’s happening now and what will be happening in the future — and to learn how we can be a player in that future.
Given the Knight Fellowships focus on journalism innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, the Online News Association is a natural place for us to engage with journalists and journalism entrepreneurs who are among the most dynamic forces in media today.
I think of blogging, like journalism, as a verb, not a noun. People blog and people commit acts of journalism, and those who are adept at one have something to learn from the other.