Articles by

Michael D. Bolden

  • Journalism

    Jennifer Preston welcomes students at the Knight Scholars luncheon at IRE 2016. Photo by Michael Bolden. We’re attending the 2016 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference in New Orleans this week, a convening that highlights the best in investigative journalism while providing a forum for sharing techniques, tools and ideas that help move journalism forward. Knight […]

    Article · June 16, 2016 by

  • Communities

    Google self-driving car photo (cc) by LoKan Sardari on  It’s the not-too-distant future. You’re riding in your self-driving automobile through the streets of a bustling city when a classic car from 2015 runs a red light and hurtles head-on towards you. If you were driving, you might steer the car toward the sidewalk. But […]

    Article · September 24, 2015 by

  • Journalism

    Walt Disney Concert Hall. Photos by Michael D. Bolden on Flickr. For me Los Angeles evokes visions of strolling the galleries at the Getty Museum, listening to music at Disney Concert Hall, cheering the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Rose Bowl and running along the beaches of Malibu. But this week it’s the center of […]

    Article · September 23, 2015 by

  • Journalism

    Lena Groeger of ProPublica talks data and coding at Excellence in Journalism 2015. Photos by Michael D. Bolden on Flickr. I just returned from the Excellence in Journalism conference in Orlando, Fla., which offered journalists at all levels of their careers a chance to learn new skills and to share insights from what’s going on […]

    Article · September 22, 2015 by

  • Journalism

    The National Press Foundation Master Class with Alberto Ibargüen.  Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen recently sat down to discuss his career—from his college days as editor of The Wesleyan Argus to leading Knight—with Sandy K. Johnson, president of the National Press Foundation, for the organization’s “Master Class” series.  RELATED LINKS SPEECH: “Alberto Ibargüen accepts award […]

    Article · March 13, 2015 by

  • Communities

    As Detroit emerges from bankruptcy the hard work of rebuilding the city is already underway with the commitment of partners such as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich.   La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of Kellogg, says collaboration is essential to creating the opportunities the city needs. “What we’re learning and […]

    Article · January 20, 2015 by