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Featured Fellow: Basetrack's Teru Kuwayama

Relying on iPhones and Facebook, the veteran photojournalist created a community so strong and dedicated that the U.S. military had him shut down.

KDMC Indie Journalists Workshop Alum Receives New Voices Grant

Janice Rombeck, a member of the KDMC's inaugural Web Publishing for Independent Journalists Workshop, and her NeighborWeb community news site, was selected to receive a New Voices grant. NeighborWeb was among "nine promising community news sites" selected to receive the J:Lab grant of up to $25,000.

NeighborWeb will train San Jose residents who live in 19 designated ...

KDMC Fellow Named NABJ's Emerging Journalist of the Year

Michael J. Feeney of the New York Daily News, who was a December 2007 Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop fellow, was named Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists.

Feeney will be in distinguished company when he receives his honors during the NABJ's national convention in San Diego. Other notable African-American journalists who will ...

KDMC Alums Receive $100,000 to Fund Investigative News Start-Up

KDMC alum Rita Hibbard who leads the Seattle news start-up InvestigateWest was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation (EEJF). Hibbard, a graduate of the KDMC@USC Entrepreneur Boot Camp and the December 2009 KDMC@UCB Web 2.0 Tech Tools for Journalists Workshop, said in a public announcement that the award was like ...