From improving science reporting in China to growing digital news audiences in the United States, JSK Fellows share the questions they are now exploring at Stanford as they set out to address challenges facing journalism.
How do we tap the native talents in low-income communities to create their own source of media coverage?
Low-income communities need more media coverage — more in volume, quality, consistency, variety, and empathy.
There are many investigative journalists in Latin America, a great majority of them women, who are not aware of the potential of technology.
Despite its potential, governments the world over are developing laws that either ban or impose crippling restrictions for civilian drone operations.
How can we help Latin American journalists and storytellers produce long-form narrative radio journalism?
Far too often limited resources and a focus on breaking news keep journalists from pursuing longer narrative stories.
My challenge is to find new ways to grow the Washington Post’s digital audience and expand our coverage.
We need to make data gathering more cost effective, powerful, and transparent.
How might online visualizations be used to provide safety training and guidelines to Pakistan’s journalists?
Journalists need to get advice and tips to minimize risk and protect themselves.
How can we take the “chore” out of social media for journalists, and fully tap its potential for newsgathering?
Journalists lack the training and the tools to make the most of social media.
Decades of institutional knowledge are buried in antiquated archival systems or in the minds of journalists.
We need to expand the digital footprint of storytelling about African-American experiences.
Once a niche field for hardcore gamers, virtual reality devices are to become more and more accessible.
How might we assure the inclusion of underrepresented and unheard voices in the mainstream news flow?
We need to multiply the viewpoints in stories for the news to be able to really inform, engage and empower citizens.
Small and mid-sized newspapers need an engaging and profitable model for delivering stories on tablets.
I am exploring ways to provide online training and other resources to improve science reporting and to help scientists communicate with the public about their work.
The stories we tell are increasingly global ones about youth. But the youth voice is missing in mainstream media.
It is very difficult to find pure data about the performance of our local governments or the health of our communities.
I am exploring ways to apply design thinking to organizational structures to address this challenge.
I want to better use data to connect readers to the issue of where and how their clothes are made.
The constant bombardment of distractions has turned news consumers into cursory readers.
How can we make watching news videos on a cellphone be a more delightful, engaging and addictive experience?
Watching a video on a cellphone can be frustrating and sometimes even impossible.