News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
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.
2012 Knight Fellow Michelle Holmes shares insights about leading the digital transformation of long-established newsrooms.
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.
What is the state of investigative reporting in an era of limited resources and crackdowns on confidential sources?
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?
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.
2006 Knight Fellow Karen de Sá talks about keeping the torch lit at the San Jose Mercury News.
Where the program has been, where it is now and where it might be heading. Director Jim Bettinger, interviewed by 2007 Knight Fellow Andrea Bernstein.
PJFs and Knight Fellow alumni talk about the impact the fellowship had on their career and life.
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.
About 20 Knight Alumni and Fellows converged on a big-windowed workspace in San Francisco’s South of Market district on a recent Thursday night.
The award recognizes Aaron Huey’s work on “In the Shadow of Wounded Knee,” National Geographic magazine’s cover story in August 2012.
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.