Save the dates! June 28 to July 5 for Summer 2015

It’s official: Newsroom by the Bay’s Summer 2015 session will be held from Sunday, June 28 to Sunday, July 5 on the campus of Stanford University. Due to the delay in setting our dates, we’re extending our early bird discount and iPad offer to Feb. 20. Apply, get accepted and pay by that date, and […]

Apply and pay by Feb. 20 and be eligible for a free iPad mini 3

Students at Newsroom by the Bay use iPads to report, write, shoot, edit and post multimedia stories to their team websites. They’re available for all students to use and they get returned to us at the end of the week. Too bad! But if you apply and pay by Feb. 20, you could go home with an iPad […]

A typical day @newsroomBTB

What does a typical day at NBTB look like? The answer is journalism classes in the morning, student-directed production in the afternoons, and guest speakers that help us put it all together in the evenings. Here’s how it usually breaks down … 7:30 a.m to 8:30 a.m. — Breakfast at our Stanford dining hall on campus […]

Summer 2015 dates coming soon — apply now and get on our mailing list!

Thinking about what you’ll be doing this summer to become a better reporter, writer, social media master, infographic designer, videographer, photographer and storyteller this summer? We’re thinking about that, too! Our Summer 2015 session promises to be better than ever as we explore the newest trends in digital journalism, including immersive storytelling, design thinking, global […]

Multimedia showcase closes out NBTB 2014 — thanks for a great camp!

A multimedia package explaining journalism in the Ukraine, a video about all the different ways we say home (and homeless), and an exclusive interview with the San Francisco Giants’ chief information officer — not to mention a run-in with a life-sized Elmo, of Sesame Street fame — were some of the highlights of our multimedia showcase on Sunday, June 29, closing out our […]

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 […]