Of the many surprises that awaited the Knight fellows upon our arrival at Stanford University, none was more refreshing than the announcement during orientation week that we were not expected to feel beholden to the projects we'd proposed as part of our application. In fact, we were told we were expected to explore new ideas, to find new projects to work on, to collaborate. This surprised me. After all, the requirement to propose a journalism project as part of the fellowship application had been the most important change the Knight Fellowships had instituted as part of its refocus on innovation,...more »
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I think newspapers, blogs, and magazines should all be doing audio versions. I grew up enjoying and listening to audiobooks and now I don't have the same option for the short form content that I prefer to consume.
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