Over the first week of February, the Topography project, a seed grant supported in part by the Brown Institute, exhibited Missile Command, an excerpt from the larger multi-format project. Missile Command
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation Announces Its 2023-2024 “Magic Grant” Funding Opportunity
The David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation is a joint effort between Stanford’s School of Engineering and Columbia Journalism School. Each year, the Brown Institute awards close to $1M in grants to help you “follow your passion and experiment with new approaches to storytelling,” to paraphrase Helen Gurley Brown. Proposals are due April 10, 2023!
The Brown Institute welcomes four new members!
The Brown Institute is pleased to announce four new staff members, who share a passion for exploring the interplay between technology and journalism, between technology and media. They will help
Data Fixers Wins Grant from the Earth Journalism Network!
The Earth Journalism Network (EJN), a global network developed to support journalists around the world, announced this week that they will award DataFixers.org, a project sponsored by The Brown Institute for
Documenting continues its reporting on Covid-19, with latest in the ‘Uncounted’ series
In partnership with the USA TODAY network, the Documenting Impact project has published the latest in its Uncounted series: “The ‘Uncounted:’ People of color are dying at much higher rates than
Reaching for Air Magic Grant Officially Launches
The west side of Salt Lake Valley in Utah is facing significant air quality issues, with Salt Lake County receiving an F grade from the American Lung Association for high
Back Pocket Media is hiring and expanding with new funding from the Knight Foundation
Two-time Brown Institute grantee Back Pocket Media is hiring a Business Development Manager. This marks their first non-founder hire and offers an opportunity to do meaningful work at the intersection
Major Investigations Published Through Data Fixers Project
Since its inception, the Data Fixers project has made significant progress in investigating land grabbing and illegal deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest. Led by Luiz Fernando Toledo and Natasha Ribeiro,
WhatsApp Watch team members launch the Digital Witness Lab
The Brown Institute is pleased to announce that grantees Surya Mattu and Micha Gorelick have launched the Digital Witness Lab. The lab, which is being formally hosted and housed by