iOgrapher gives students a handle on creating stories with the iPad Mini

Every year, we do our best to put great tools into the hands of great students who want to tell stories and need to be able to tell them in the ways we want to read, see and hear them. Because our students are doing real stories on the Stanford campus every day, plus heading […]

Midday report: Year 1 explores San Francisco

By Simon Greenhill and Casey Miller, Counselors-in-Training Four hours since they left Stanford, Newsroom by the Bay’s Year 1 students are experiencing the diversity of activities available in San Francisco. Like good journalists, of course, they are also meticulously documenting their adventures using their iPads and iOgraphers. See our Storify summary of their day so […]

And they are off! Year 1 reporting teams head into San Francisco for a day of reporting, writing and capturing news by the bay

Year 1 students have all safely boarded the Stanford Marguerite bus and will be hopping on the CalTrain to San Francisco any moment now. They are well-rested and well-prepared for a fun reporting day in San Francisco, with a San Francisco Giants game later tonight. Each team is carrying a complete video setup including a tripod and […]

Students immerse themselves in Silicon Valley startups

By Simon Greenhill and Casey Miller, Counselors-in-Training The era of stuffy boardrooms and claustrophobic cubicles is decidedly over. That was more apparent than ever for Newsroom by the Bay’s Year 2 students Wednesday as they explored Palo Alto startups on the program’s Silicon Valley field trip. Students visited Stanford’s Institute of Design, Ideo and Issuu, […]

Old records and older phonographs

  By Simon Greenhill and Casey Miller, Counselors-in-Training Students from the Year 1 and 2 programs visited Stanford’s Archive of Recorded Sound Tuesday. As the crackliest of crackly old records—a men’s choir performing in the 1910s—played on an antique phonograph, students learned the history and development of music recording since the late 1800s. The Archive […]

Angilee Shah covers media literacy and Global Nation

Angilee Shah covers media literacy and Global Nation

As a social media manager for Public Radio International, Angilee Shah spends a lot of time on the Internet. To create brand awareness for PRI and her new project, Global Nation, Shah creates Facebook group and starts Twitter conversations about world issues like foreign policy. On June 26, Shah gave the keynote speech for the start […]

Introductions and tech toys: Students prepare for a week of reporting

By Simon Greenhill and Casey Miller, Counselors-in-Training Today, 65 students checked in to Okada House at Stanford for the first day of Newsroom by the Bay. For some participants, the day began with a “Ready, Set, Go!” workshop taught by instructor Don Bott. Later that afternoon, even more students arrived to check-in to their rooms […]

Team leader Jordan Tichenor featured as Hearst Journalism Award winner

Written by Y2 student Ankita Bhanot Jordan Tichenor, a journalist and student in his last year at the University of Oregon, recently won a Hearst Journalism Award for his work on the multimedia project titled “Rogue Territory.” Tichenor, in a team of six other students, received fifth place out of 105 undergraduate journalism programs at […]

Early arrival students experience West Coast aquatic life

By Simon Greenhill and Casey Miller, Counselors-in-Training Newsroom by the Bay’s early arrival students spent Sunday at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, a center for marine research and education located 90 miles south of Stanford in Monterey, California. The early arrival program gives jetlagged students a chance to settle in at Stanford before the program’s official […]

NBTB 2014 begins with new students, new stories, new voices

NBTB 2014 begins with new students, new stories, new voices

Newsroom by the Bay’s 2014 session begins tomorrow, with new students arriving for our Early Arrival Program and beginning to report, write, record and photograph the beauty of California’s marine environment during a trip to the world-famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Our regular program will begin on Monday with check-in from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. […]