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Innovation journalism fellows named

February 14, 2006

Stanford University has started a program to teach journalists how to write better about how innovation affects the business world and the larger society. It named its first fellows for the program today.

The press release states: “The fellows represent influential newsrooms in Sweden and Finland, together with the U.S. ranked as the most competitive economies in the world, according to the World Economic Forum. The Innovation Journalism Fellows are this year being hosted by The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Red Herring, Business 2.0, CNET News.com, PC World and the San Francisco Chronicle.

“While working with their hosts, the fellows will participate in a virtual community organized by Stanford. They will present the results of their work at The Third Conference on Innovation Journalism at Stanford April 5-7. The opening speaker for the conference is Vint Cerf, ‘Father of the Internet’ and Chief Internet Evangelist of Google.”

Read the entire press release here.

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