News & Notes
News about our program and notes from the directors.
Over two days a select group of leaders from U.S. news organizations stepped away from their newsrooms and moved through an active, hands-on process, each digging into a challenge they had identified as a top priority.
A noted activist, journalist, and president of the Robert C. Maynard institute for Journalism Education, Dori J. Maynard died last night at the age of 56, her life’s work still in progress.
A JSK alum offers 15 tips – 13 of them learned the hard way – for creating a successful professional collaboration.
During her JSK fellowship, she developed what eventually became the Migrahack project, trainings and hackathons about immigration data.
Google hangout video features JSK Director Jim Bettinger along with current JSK Fellow Yvonne Leow and JSK alums Latoya Peterson and Wilson Lievano.
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.
When Radio Ambulante launched three years ago, not many people thought there was an audience for its long-form journalism, said co-founder Carolina Guerrero. It now has 100,000 listeners a month. “Our audience is hungry for more content.”
A number of former and current fellows, as well as JSK program staff, were in Chicago last week at the Online News Association’s 2014 Conference, one of the premier gatherings for digital journalists.
Journalist Wilson Liévano spent his 2013 JSK Fellowship year exploring ways to use data animation to tell stories.
Are you ready for journalism’s future? And are you attending the 2014 National Association for Hispanic Journalists convention in San Antonio?
Two former fellows, Andy Donohue and T. Christian Miller, are on the organization’s board. Fourteen fellows will be presenting at workshops and discussions.
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.
Journalist John Temple and Knight Fellowships Director Jim Bettinger briefly discuss Temple’s impressions and experiences as a senior fellow in the Knight Fellowships.
Twelve U.S. journalists and innovators have won John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University for the 2014-15 academic year.
Join us this year, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 5, at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge.
Two recent Knight Fellows, Marie-Catherine Beuth and T. Christian Miller, are among the winners of $35,000 Knight Prototype Fund grants.
They will research a range of proposals for meeting journalism’s challenges, such as platforms to create newsgames and drone-reporting teams in Africa.
Venezueladecoded.com – experienced journalists blending reporting and curated social media to track the truth in an avalanche of information.
“First as a reporter and then as an editor, and now with the Knight Fellowships, Dawn Garcia has fought to include Latinos.”
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.