Journalism Lectures & Symposia

Lectures & Symposia

McClatchy Lectures & Symposia

The Carlos Kelly McClatchy Memorial Lectures and Symposia were established in 1964 to bring Stanford University distinguished national and world leaders in the field of journalism.

Descriptions and audio from all past Carlos Kelly McClatchy events are available at

John S. Knight Fellowships

  • Reporting Guantanamo
    4:30 - 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011. Bldg. 260, Room 113

    In this talk, Journalist Carol Rosenberg will focus on the challenges of operating as a journalist in Guantanamo Bay, and the ethical issues that working there entails.

  • The Pulitzer Prizes and the Knight Fellowships
    7 - 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011. Paul Brest Hall East

    A conversation with Paloma Esquivel, Ruben Vives, and Jeff Gottlieb. Learn how a team of L.A. Times reporters exposed high-flying corruption in small-town government. Their stories lead to arrests, reform and a Pulitzer Prize in Public Service.

  • The Crisis in Environmental Watchdog Journalism
    Panelists at a November 2010 symposium at Stanford for the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism are optimistic about the future of investigative reporting.
  • Worst of Times, Best of Times: NPR in the 21st Century Video
    Ellen Weiss, senior vice president for news for National Public Radio

More Knight journalism lectures and events are available at