Many Voices, One Mission: A Recap of NBTB 2018

Many Voices, One Mission: A Recap of NBTB 2018

By Hannah Jannol and Matthew Asuncion NBTB 2018 Counselors-In-Training Eight teams. Eight websites. Countless articles, videos, photos, story maps and op-eds. These were all up on screen for over 70 students and their parents during the 2018 Newsroom by the Bay showcase, held July 7 at Stanford University. The showcase was the culminating opportunity for […]

For accepted students only: Catch the ‘Quakes and stay Saturday with our Early Arrival Program

For accepted students only: Catch the ‘Quakes and stay Saturday with our Early Arrival Program

We know some of our accepted students will be arriving early in the Stanford area prior to our program start on Sunday, July 1. This year we’re offering an Early Arrival Program for residential students only on Saturday, June 30. It includes Saturday dinner, a ticket to the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Los Angeles Galaxy […]

Announcing NBTB 2018’s keynoter: Sam Ball, director, “American Creed”

Announcing NBTB 2018’s keynoter: Sam Ball, director, “American Creed”

What does it mean to be American? What is community? In turbulent times, what holds us together? Those questions are at the heart of “American Creed,” a documentary by San Francisco’s Citizen Film that aired on PBS in February and seeks to start “a bold national conversation about American ideals and identity.” We’re excited to announce that […]

Introducing the NBTB 2018 CITs

Introducing the NBTB 2018 CITs

One is 16 and covers North Carolina’s southeastern communities for Oceanside News Today, the news network that he founded — three years ago. Another is an editor-in-chief for her school’s publication, where she’s helping to lead a difficult but necessary conversation about suicide prevention. One serves as sports editor for his school’s newspaper, covers football for a […]

Where are they now? Alumni series spotlights team leader Peter Baugh

Where are they now? Alumni series spotlights team leader Peter Baugh

By Peter Baugh Special to NBTB The moment I walk into a stadium for the first time, I feel a rush. I soak in the smell of stale beer and peanuts and hot dogs. Fans seem hopeful — every game starts 0-0 — and the grass looks so green. These are the moments I love […]

Lawmakers kill bill by NBTB alum to protect student press rights in South Dakota

Lawmakers kill bill by NBTB alum to protect student press rights in South Dakota

North Dakota protects student press rights. South Dakota does not. That’s the headline after today’s vote by South Dakota lawmakers to kill a bill by NBTB 2017 alum Gage Gramlick to “provide freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media.” Gramlick testified early today before South Dakota’s House Education Committee in support of House Bill […]

NBTB 2017 alum heads to state capitol to testify on his bill protecting student journalists in South Dakota

NBTB 2017 alum heads to state capitol to testify on his bill protecting student journalists in South Dakota

By Gage Gramlick NBTB 2017 Year 2 student Editor’s note: Gramlick, 17, is a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and editor-in-chief of the Statesman, the school’s student-run website and newspaper. He will testify Wednesday before the South Dakota House of Representatives in support of House Bill 1242, a bill to protect […]

VIDEO: “Arresting Knowledge” media literacy tour’s visit to NBTB

VIDEO: “Arresting Knowledge” media literacy tour’s visit to NBTB

In this video, lead video counselor Jefferson Leiva captured a visit by “Arresting Knowledge,” a media literacy performance group that launched a nationwide tour at Newsroom by the Bay on July 4.

NBTB 2017 ends with showcase, awards for team websites

NBTB 2017 ends with showcase, awards for team websites

Our Summer 2017 session ended July 9 with a multimedia showcase, including our beloved “Sharkie” awards for student excellence. Andrew Mather, chief operating officer of The Stanford Daily, judged websites and presented awards to our student teams. Team leaders also presented Sharkies — inflatable representations of the intangible drive, tenacity and persistence we believe journalists […]

Presenting the NBTB 2017 Team Websites

Presenting the NBTB 2017 Team Websites

“Learn by doing” — it’s not only our mantra, it’s the way our students perceive and practice digital storytelling and journalism. Please click below to look at the work of our student teams at Newsroom by the Bay 2017: