he Knight Foundation Tuesday announced a $1.8 million investment in the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Program at Stanford University for a series of new initiatives, including the establishment of a workshop on transformative news leadership.
The Knight Fellowships each year brings 20 journalists and journalism entrepreneurs to Stanford for 10 months. During that time they focus on journalism innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership as they work to meet a specific journalism challenge that each has identified. The program's goal is to develop leaders with transformative ideas and innovative approaches they can use as they move forward in their journalism careers.
The program will use the money to 'strengthen the fellowship curriculum and help spread the programí' impact into newsrooms and beyond,î according to a release from the Knight Foundation (full release below). Continue>>>