News & Notes
Have an innovative idea to help create a new future for journalism? Apply now for the 2014-15 John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University.
Comics journalist Dan Archer discusses his project documenting human trafficking and the impact of his 2011 Knight Fellowship on his work.
Knight Fellowships director Jim Bettinger on how the program rethought its approach to diversity and widened its network to get results.
Director Jim Bettinger along with current and former Knight Fellows answer your application questions.
Much of changing the culture of a legacy newsroom to go digital first is not about day-to-day journalism, but about changing the whole structure, says Jim Brady.
The project focuses on a federal agency whose strategy for controlling animals of risk to livestock and the public has killed millions of predators and non-target species across the West, often in ways that are inhumane, excessive and at odds with science.
What happens when a journalist gets to step out of their usual environment and immerse themselves in a 10-month fellowship at Stanford with other journalists and news entrepreneurs from all around the world? Sahar Ghazi talks about her experience as a 2011 Knight Fellow and how it has influenced her since.
Listen to excerpts from a discussion with Knight Fellowships Managing Director Dawn Garcia and 2013 Knight Fellow Adriana Garcia about the challenges and opportunities that diverse and growing Hispanic audiences present for U.S. news media.
Alumna Deepa Fernandes, a radio reporter, looks to the web first to present some surprising news about bilingual education.
Breaking down barriers is at the heart of the ideology that d.school founder David Kelley has used to help Stanford students as well as Fortune 500 companies innovate more effectively.
Is higher education working? A simple yes or no was not on the table for Stanford University President John Hennessy.
The Chicago Migrahack brought together journalists, developers, designers, nonprofits and the community to create projects using open data on immigration, code and technology.
Journalist John Temple, recognized for leading innovation and journalistic excellence in both mainstream and startup news organizations joins the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships as a senior fellow for the 2013-14 academic year.
This group of U.S. Knight Fellows is easily the most diversified ever, with fellows coming from daily newspapers, online publications, tech companies and even an academic institution.
“If you don’t get their attention in the beginning, they may not follow you to the end.” – Dan Klein, acting and improvisation instructor at Stanford.
Eight international journalists have been awarded John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships to pursue proposals for journalism innovation at Stanford during the 2013-14 academic year.
The new Board of Visitors members are Hu Shuli, Margaret Neale and Jason Seiken. The new members of the Program Committee are Sarah Stein Greenberg, George Haj and Raul Ramirez.
The platform will gather the collective knowledge and experience of journalists and others making FOI requests, and try to learn through logic and algorithms.
“We’re being brought closer to the lives of these organisms. It helps us understand systems in ways we never could.” — Phillipe Cohen, executive director of Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
Donations may support a summer internship for a Stanford Daily staff member, or some expenses for international Knight Fellows.
He was indefatigable, and his optimism and joie de vivre were legendary. Nobody who ever met Harry forgot him.