Skip to main content Skip to secondary navigation

The 1990s: Looking ahead to the next century

Main content start

New Media

With the new millennium imminent, technological developments in Silicon Valley and the Internet’s prominence started to shape the future of news.


Featured Milestones


Students Interview President Gerhard Casper

In 1993, about 15 representatives of the Stanford Daily, Stanford Review and KZSU-FM interviewed Stanford President Gerhard Casper on a wide range of topics during a student media group interview at Hoover House. The campus radio station also carried the hour-long program live.

Alumnus Ted Koppel (1962) Delivered 1998 Commencement Address

Ted Koppel, chief interviewer and managing editor of ABC’s “Nightline,” delivered the 107th annual commencement keynote address on Sunday, June 14, 1998.

Ted Koppel

Highlights from the Stanford Daily Archive



Faculty who taught in the 1990s:

  • Elie Abel, 1979-1986, 1987-2004, International Communication: Structures and Issues; Specialized Workshops–Analyzing the News; Reporting of Public Affairs
  • Ronald Alexander, 1971-2008, Visual and Aural Communication Techniques; Film Production; American Experimental Film
  • Francois Bar, 1995-1999, 2000-2003, Theory of Communication; Journalism and the Internet; Communication Policy in Comparative Perspectives
  • James R. Bettinger, 1991-1996, 1998-1999, 2000-2016, Feature and Analytical Writing
  • Julian Blaustein, 1973-1995, Writing for Film and Broadcasting; Visual and Aural Communication Techniques; Writing for the Visual Media
  • Louis Bosshart, 1993-1994, European Media Systems in Turmoil; Television Entertainment Genera; Popular Culture: The Impact of Media-Related Entertainment on Every-Day Life
  • Richard A. Brody, 1982-2008, Seminar: Media and Politics; Survey Design and Analysis; Seminar: The Preident, the Press, the Public, and Politics
  • Katie Cadigan, 1998-1999
  • Steven H. Chaffee, 1981-1985, 1986-2001, Mass Communication and Society; Intro to Communication Research Methods; Doctoral Research Methods
  • Jeremy Cohen, 1984-1994, Research Methods for Journalists; Contemporary Media and the Law; Broadcast Journalism
  • Jules Dundes, 1968-1992, The Broadcast Editorial; Broadcast Communication; Seminar in Government, Industry, and Consumer Relations in Broadcasting
  • Jon Else, 1976-1978, 1993-2000, Visual and Aural Communication Techniques; Writing for Film, Seminar in Film and Broadcasting
  • June Flora, 1987-1995, Mass Communication and Society; Public Information Programs; Communication and Health
  • Theodore L. Glasser, 1990-2016, Theory of Communication; Perspectives on Journalism; Press Ethics and Responsibility
  • Shanto Iyengar, 1998-2016, The Press and the Political Process; Analysis of Political Campaigns; Campaigns, Voting, Media, and Elections
  • Vivian Kleiman, 1998-1999, 2000-2001, 2002-2003, Documentary Film Production; Producing the Nonfiction Film
  • Jan Krawitz, 1988-2008, 2009-2016, Film Production; Introduction to Film and Video; 16mm Film Production
  • Gerald Lanson, 1991-1993, Reporting and Writing the News; Science Writing; Editing the News
  • Laura Leets, 1995-1999, 2000-2004, Interethnic Communication; Intergroup Communication
  • Sally Lehrman, 1998-1999
  • Marion Lewenstein, 1975-1981, 1982-2016, Literature of the Press; Magazine Writing; Reporting Public Affairs
  • Felicia Lowe, 1991-1992, Documentary Film/Video Directing
  • Nathan Maccoby, 1960-1965, 1966-1992, Theory of Communication; Behavioral Science in Broadcasting and Film; Intro to Survey Research
  • Dale Maharidge, 1992-2002, Reporting and Writing the News; Social Issues Reporting; Magazine Writing
  • Lyle M. Nelson, 1963-1985, 1986-1998, Problems of the Mass Media; Issues in Public Broadcasting
  • Edwin B. Parker, 1963-1969, 1970-1980, 1981-1990, Introduction to Information Science; Telecommunications Systems and Public Policy; Communication Research Methods
  • Lynn Rampoldi-Hnilo, 1999-2000, Communication Process and Effects
  • Michael L. Ray, 1971-1994, Application of Communication Theory and Research to Persuasive Campaign Strategies; Marketing and the Public Sector; Management of Advertising Communications
  • Byron B. Reeves, 1985-2016, Mass Communication Theory; Communication Theory and Social Change; Theory of Communication
  • James V. Risser, 1985-2008, Editorial Techniques; Reporting of Public Affairs
  • William L. Rivers, 1963-1968, 1969-1996, Humor as Communication; Magazine Editorial Techniques; Reporting of Public Affairs
  • Donald F. Roberts, 1970-1997, 1998-2016, Developmental Communication; Theory of Communication; Communication and Children
  • Kristine Samuelson, 1983-1991, 1992-2016, Writing for Visual Media; Documentary Writing; Intro to Film and Video
  • Paul Voakes, 1987-1990, Editorial Techniques; Editing the News
  • Carolyn Wakeman, 1991-1992,
  • Pam Walton, 1991-1994, 1996-1999, Documentary Film/Video Directing; Film Production Workshop; Introduction to Film and Video
  • Eugene J. Webb, 1968-1994,
  • William Woo, 1996-2006, Newsroom Management: Problems and Strategies in an Era of Change; Reporting and Writing the News; Opinion Writing

In Memoriam:

Nathan Maccoby, (1912-1992)
Julian Blaustein, (1913-1995) 
William Rivers, (1925-1996)
Lyle Nelson, (1918-1997) 

Course offerings in the 1990s:

1990 - Stanford Bulletin 1991 - Stanford Bulletin 1992 - Stanford Bulletin 1993 - Stanford Bulletin 1994 - Stanford Bulletin
1995 - Stanford Bulletin 1996 - Stanford Bulletin 1997 - Stanford Bulletin 1998 - Stanford Bulletin 1999 - Stanford Bulletin


Books by faculty in the 1990s:

The media game: American politics in the television age - Shanto Iyengar

Going negative: how political advertisements shrink and polarize the electorate - Shanto Iyengar

Introduction to statistics for the social sciences - Laura Leets

The coming white minority: California's eruptions and America's future - Dale Maharidge

The last great American hobo - Dale Maharidge

Journey to nowhere: the saga of the new underclass - Dale Maharidge

Public opinion and the communication of consent - Theodore Glasser

The idea of public journalism - Theodore Glasser

Custodians of conscience: investigative journalism and public virtue - Theodore Glasser

The media equation: how people treat computers, television, and new media like real people and places - Clifford Nass, Byron Reeves

Social research in communication and law - Jeremy Cohen

Assessing the president: the media, elite opinion, and public support - Richard Brody

Political persuasion and attitude change - Richard Brody

Reasoning and choise explorations in polítical psychology - Richard Brody

The beginnings of communication study in America: a personal memoir - Steven Chaffee

To see ourselves: comparing traditional Chinese and American cultural values - Steven Chaffee

Political communication: issues and strategies for research - Steven Chaffee

Communication concepts - Steven Chaffee

The shattered bloc: behind the upheaval in Eastern Europe - Elie Abel

On our own terms: portraits of women business leaders - Marion Lewenstein

The new paradigm in business: emerging strategies for leadership and organizational change - Michael L Ray

The path of the everyday hero: drawing on the power of myth for solving life's most important challenges - Michael L Ray

The creative spirit - Michael L Ray

The New entrepreneurs: business visionaries for the 21st century - Michael L Ray

It's not only rock & roll: popular music in the lives of adolescents - Donald F Roberts

PhD Research:

Class Year PhD Graduate Dissertation Topic
1990 Seth F. Geiger We interrupt this program…: attention and memory for television
1990 Edward Wile Maibach Symbolic modeling and cognitive rehearsal: using video to promote AIDS prevention self-efficacy
1990 Laurie Mason Faulty factfinders: the self-other bias in resolution of ambiguous messages
1990 John Edward Newhagen This evening’s bad news: effects of compelling negative television news images on memory
1990 Sung Gwan Park The role of the world-system and national political economy in the informatization of developing nations
1990 J. Douglas Storey History and homogeneity: effects of perceptions of membership groups on interpersonal communication
1991 M. Kathryn Cirksena Access, Competence, and Gender in Political Persuading: 1964-1984
1992 Michael Dominic Basil Modality-Specific Attention and Memory for Television Scenes
1992 Caroline Schooler Enhancing cognitive and behavioral responses to televised health messages: the role of positive appeals
1993 Matthew Lombard Direct responses to people on the screen: television and the illusion of nonmediation
1993 Kathleen Ann Martinelli The role of the campaign media in the political issue learning of new U.S. citizens
1994 Gaztambide-Géigel Partisanship and Indepdendence in the 1992 Election Campaign in Puerto Rico
1994 Lisa Anne Henriksen Children’s understanding of advertising intent
1994 Deborah Johnson Effects of information load within the HIV/AIDS television PSAs
1994 Marilyn-Renee Gans Johnson Beyond Mediation: Imagined, Genuine and Virtual Experiences
1994 Dennis F. Kinsey Communication behavior and presidential approval
1994 Geetu Melwani Information-seeking in the 1992 election: the role of involvement, decisional uncertainty, and decisional conflict
1994 Jonathan Steuer Vividness and source of evaluation as determinants of social responses toward mediated representations of agency
1994 Valerie M. Sue Television Reliance and Candidates’ Personal Finance Qualities in the 1992 Election
1994 David Henry Voelker The effects of image size and voice volume on the evaluation of represented faces
1995 Benjamin H. Detenber The effects of motion and image size on affective responses to and memory for pictures
1995 Stacey Blair Frank Situational Influence on Political Involvement and Information Seeking: A Field Experiment
1995 Peter Z. Orton Effects of perceived choice and narrative elements on interest in and liking of story
1995 Rajiv Nath Rimal The household as a unity of health behavior change: effects of the Stanford Five City Project on children’s and adults’ dietary behavior
1995 Shyam Sundar Sethuraman Effects of source on the perception and evaluation of online news
1996 Clay Calvert Constitutionalizing of Defamatory Meaning in Libel Law
1996 Nancy Ellen Green Information Privacy and Law in a Digital World
1996 Huei-Ling Hsu Interactivity of human-computer interaction and personal characteristics in a hypermedia learning environment
1996 Lisbeth Lipari Rituals of identification: a critical discourse analysis of public opinion polls about welfare
1996 Youngme Moon Similarity effects in human computer interaction: effects of user personality, computer personality, and user control on attraction and attributions of responsibility
1996 Rosalind M. Pierson The benefits of culturally embedded health messages: targeting African-American women
1997 Brian J. Fogg Charismatic computers: creating more likable and persuasive interactive technologies by leveraging principles from social psychology
1998 Osei Appiah Racial differences in responding to culturally embedded advertisements
1998 Peggy J. Bowers Taylor’s Practical Reason and Moral Decision Making among Journalists
1998 Helen Lihuei Chen Young Adolescents’ Responses to Television Ratings and Advisories
1998 Moshe Engelberg Effects of health messages in situation comedies: the role of viewer processing goals
1998 Katherine Currie Isbister Reading personality in onscreen interactive characters: an examination of social psychological principles of consistency, personality match, and situational attribution applied to interaction with characters
1998 Michael J. McDevitt Second chance at citizenship: “trickle-up” influence of children on parents
1998 Jo Nell Miettinen Obstrusiveness and agenda building: effective public opinion, newspapers, and city councils
1998 John Morkes Effects of successful and unsuccessful attempts at humor in human-computer interaction and computer-mediated communication
1999 Stephanie Lynne Craft The impact of diverse broadcast station ownership on programming
1999 Jonathan Christopher Donner An experimental exploration of the effects of network evaluation on people’s use of social capital schemata
1999 Hadyn Kernal The effects of perceived control and design characteristics on evaluatins of a home control system: attitudes towards a working prototype versus a paper concept
1999 Raoul Rickenberg Extending the social facilitation framework to human-computer interaction: the effects of animated characters and locus of control on anxiety, performance, and the evaluation of content
1999 Melissa Nichols Saphir Adolescents’ contributions to family communication patterns

Embedded Journalists

John S. Knight Fellows

1990 fellows
  • Berifi Apenteng 
    Assistant director for TV, Ghana Broadcasting Co., Accra, Ghana (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Phyllis Austin 
    Senior reporter, Maine Times
  • Cole Campbell 
    Assistant managing editor, Greensboro (NC) News & Record
  • Sandra Duerr 
    Business editor, Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
  • Rosemary Goudreau 
    Medical writer, Miami Herald
  • Angelia Herrin 
    Washington reporter, Wichita (KS) Eagle
  • Kit Lively 
    Education reporter, Orlando (FL) Sentinel
  • Chuck Raasch 
    Washington correspondent for the Midwest, Gannett News Service
  • Sharon Salyer 
    Environmental writer, Everett (WA) Herald
  • Rafael Santos 
    Managing editor, El Tiempo, Bogota, Colombia (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Malcolm Schmidtke 
    Night editor, The Age, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
  • Egon Scotland 
    Correspondent, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, West Germany (Federal Republic) (German Marshall Fund Fellow)
  • Robert Simmons 
    Political reporter, KING-TV, Seattle
  • Dane Smith 
    Governmental reporter, Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Yi Sun 
    International editor, Economic Daily, Beijing, China (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Joanna Szczesna 
    Writer, editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw, Poland
  • Kathryn Tolbert 
    Foreign editor, Boston Globe
  • Emily Yoffe 
    Senior editor, Texas Monthly
1991 fellows
  • Karlyn Barker 
    metro reporter, Washington Post
  • Frederick Burger 
    political reporter, Anniston (AL) Star
  • Rose Ciotta 
    investigative reporter, Buffalo (NY) News
  • Phyllis Crockett 
    White House correspondent, National Public Radio, Washington
  • Romina de los Reyes 
    investigative reporter, Manila Chronicle, Manila, Philippines (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Louis Freedberg 
    senior correspondent, Pacific News Service, San Francisco
  • Christy George 
    staff reporter, WGBH-TV, Boston
  • Ricki Green 
    vice president/news & public affairs, WETA-TV, Washington, DC
  • Keven Guillory 
    reporter, producer, KQED-FM Radio, San Francisco
  • Kathleen Kiely 
    Washington correspondent, Houston Post
  • Lee Yung-Te 
    editor-in-chief, Independence Evening Post, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jessie Mangaliman 
    staff writer, New York Newsday
  • Ed Marston 
    publisher, High Country News, Colorado
  • Nirmal Mitra 
    special correspondent, Sunday Magazine (Delhi Bureau), New Delhi, India (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Leonarda Reyes 
    investigative reporter, El Norte, Mexico City, Mexico (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Mario Santos 
    managing editor, Folha de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dietlind Stolle 
    reporter, producer, Radio Rostock, Rostock, Germany (Democratic Republic) (German Marshall Fund Fellow)
  • Leonid Zagalsky 
    special correspondent, Literaturnaya Gazyeta, Moscow, USSR
  • Michael Zielenziger 
    national correspondent, San Jose Mercury News
1992 fellows
  • Makena Aritho 
    chief features editor, Kenya Times, Nairobi, Kenya (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Stephen Berg 
    national political correspondent, Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Anne Fadiman 
    freelance journalist, New York
  • Sydney Freedberg 
    reporter, Miami Herald
  • Dawn Garcia 
    projects reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Brooke Gladstone 
    senior editor, National Public Radio, Washington, DC
  • Ulrik Haagerup 
    investigative reporter, Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Kathy Holub 
    magazine writer, San Jose Mercury News
  • Joyce Ingram 
    editor, Philadelphia Evening News
  • Steven Kraske 
    statehouse reporter, Kansas City Star
  • Kwon Jai-Hong 
    economics reporter, Munhwa Broadcasting Corp., Seoul, Korea (Shinyoung Journalism Fellow)
  • Richard Lehr 
    reporter, Boston Globe
  • Merval Pereira 
    managing editor, Jornal O Globo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Mohammed Ragheb 
    senior editor, Cairo Today, Cairo, Egypt (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Richard Sergay 
    Johannesburg, South Africa correspondent, ABC News
  • Steven Sternberg 
    staff writer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Eileen Welsome 
    reporter, Albuquerque (NM) Tribune
  • Annella Wynyard 
    producer, British Broadcasting Corp., London, England
1993 fellows
  • Bill Birnbauer 
    night editor, The Age, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Shannon Brownlee 
    senior editor, U.S. News & World Report, Washington, DC
  • Heather Dewar 
    environment reporter, Miami Herald
  • David Evans 
    entertainment/lifestyles editor, Ottawa Citizen, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada
  • Susan Faludi 
    staff writer, Wall Street Journal, New York
  • Ellen Hale 
    national correspondent, Gannett News Service, Washington, DC
  • Janet Hook 
    senior writer, Congressional Quarterly, Washington, DC
  • Lisa Hsia 
    producer, Prime Time Live, ABC News, New York
  • Wojciech Kaminski 
    foreign editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw, Poland (German Marshall Fund Fellow)
  • Eugene Kane 
    columnist/feature writer, Milwaukee Journal
  • Chan Lowe 
    editorial cartoonist, Fort Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
  • Jaime Mantilla 
    publisher, Diario Hoy, Quito, Ecuador (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Park Shinok 
    economics reporter, Joong-ang Daily News, Seoul, Korea (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Fran Smith 
    magazine writer, San Jose Mercury News
  • Patricia Sullivan 
    reporter, Missoulian, Missoula, Montana
  • George Thomas 
    senior reporter, Malayala Manorama, Kerala, India (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Bob Thompson 
    editor, Washington Post Magazine
  • Veikko Vuorikoski 
    senior editor, Aamulehti, Finland
  • Valerie Zavala 
    reporter, producer, KCET-TV, Los Angeles
1994 fellows
  • Tom Backmansson 
    head of program acquisition/Swedish section, Finnish Broadcasting Co., Helsinki, Finland
  • Leda Beck 
    senior editor, O Estado de S. Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Bryan Brumley 
    Moscow bureau chief, Associated Press
  • Kate DeSmet 
    staff writer/religion, Detroit News
  • Douglas Foster 
    freelance journalist, California
  • Robert Garrett 
    political columnist/reporter, Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
  • Tabita Gunawan 
    reporter, Jakarta Post, Jakarta, Indonesia (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Michelle Johnson 
    copy desk supervisor, Boston Globe
  • Kim Komenich 
    staff photographer, San Francisco Examiner
  • Desmond Latham 
    chief reporter, Radio 702, Johannesburg, South Africa (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Bob Minzesheimer 
    White House/political editor, USA Today, Washington, DC
  • Mary Murphy 
    producer, 48 Hours, CBS News, New York
  • David Schrieberg 
    Mexico City bureau chief, Sacramento (CA) Bee
  • Jason Seiken 
    city & suburban editor, Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
  • Jeffrey Simpson 
    national affairs columnist/Ottawa, The Globe and Mail, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada
  • Maria Speck 
    editor/reporter, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, Munich, Germany
  • Philip Trounstine 
    Political editor, San Jose Mercury News
  • Don Williamson 
    editorial columnist, Seattle Times
  • Yoshida Mitsuhiro 
    staff editor, Chugoku Shimbun, Hiroshima, Japan
1995 fellows
  • Susan Aasen 
    broadcast producer, World News Tonight, ABC News, Washington, DC
  • Natka Buturovic 
    desk editor, Borba, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Egon Scotland Fellow)
  • Carlos Cano 
    administrative & financial manager, El Espectador, Bogota, Colombia (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Miranda Ewell 
    staff writer/San Francisco, San Jose Mercury News
  • Bogdan Ficeac 
    deputy editor-in-chief, Romania Libera, Bucharest, Romania (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Richard Gonzalez 
    congressional correspondent, National Public Radio, Washington, DC
  • Jane Gross 
    San Francisco bureau chief, New York Times
  • Katrina Heron 
    senior editor, The New Yorker
  • Hu Shuli 
    international editor, China Business Times, Beijing, China (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)
  • David Kaplan 
    senior writer/legal affairs editor, Newsweek, New York
  • Richard Manning 
    freelance writer, Montana
  • Marsha McFadden 
    City editor, Monterey County (CA) Herald
  • Oh Myung-Chul 
    Culture desk reporter, Dong-A Ilbo, Seoul, Korea (Shinyoung Journalism Fellow)
  • Marcelo Paiva 
    anchor/columnist, TV Cultura/Folha de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Carol Rosenberg 
    Middle East correspondent, Miami Herald
  • Elisabeth Rubinfien 
    Moscow correspondent, Wall Street Journal
  • Bob Shaw 
    feature editor, Des Moines (IA) Register
  • Amy Virshup 
    freelance writer, New York
  • Yuri Shinko 
    freelance reporter, editor, Tokyo, Japan
1996 fellows
  • Shereen Ali 
    senior subeditor, Sunday Guardian, Port of Spain, Trinidad (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Jerry Capeci 
    reporter/columnist, New York Daily News
  • Yvonne Daley 
    state reporter, Rutland (VT) Herald
  • Cheryl Devall 
    correspondent, National Public Radio, Chicago
  • Tom Hamburger 
    Washington bureau chief, Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Lee Yong-Ho 
    political reporter, Kyung Hyang Daily News, Seoul, Korea (Shinyoung Journalism Fellow)
  • Sally Lehrman 
    Staff writer, San Francisco Examiner
  • Ryszard Malik 
    deputy foreign editor, Rzeczpospolita, Warsaw, Poland (Egon Scotland Fellow)
  • Liliana Nieto del Rio 
    freelance photographer, New York
  • Jocelyn Noveck 
    assistant bureau chief, New York, Associated Press
  • Saritha Rai 
    principal correspondent, India Today, Bangalore, India (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Elaine Ray 
    editorial writer, Boston Globe
  • Jack Reed 
    editor, St. Petersburg (FL) Times
  • Kathryn Robinson 
    staff writer, Seattle Weekly
  • Saimu Hiromi 
    editorial staffer, Chugoku Shimbun, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Mike Stanton 
    investigative reporter, Providence (RI) Journal
  • Marcia Stepanek 
    National economic correspondent, Hearst Newspapers, Washington, DC
  • Gábor Szabó 
    senior reporter/staff writer, Heti Vilaggazdasag, Budapest, Hungary (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)
  • Ernesto Tenembaum 
    reporter, Pagina 12, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
1997 fellows
  • Heather Abbott 
    senior producer, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Alex Beam 
    columnist, Boston Globe
  • Susan Caba 
    staff writer, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Rodrigo Carpio 
    general director, El Grafico, Guatemala City, Gautemala (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • John Fensterwald 
    editorial page editor, Concord (NH) Monitor
  • Michael Fields 
    deputy senior editor, National Public Radio, Washington
  • Bill Gannon 
    staff writer, Newark (NJ) Star Ledger
  • Anna Husarska 
    freelance writer, New York (Egon Scotland Fellow)
  • Joan Laatz Jewett 
    staff writer, Portland Oregonian
  • Kawamura Toshihisa 
    editor, “Paso” PC Magazine, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan
  • Marcia Kramer 
    assistant news editor, Washington Post
  • Meg Laughlin 
    staff writer, Miami Herald
  • Maria Ronderos 
    columnist, El Espectador, Bogota, Colombia (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Ephraims Sheyin 
    senior correspondent, News Agency of Nigeria, Kaduna, Nigeria (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Rob Taylor 
    staff writer, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Maureen West 
    opinions page editor, Phoenix Gazette
  • Kathy Wilhelm 
    Hanoi bureau chief, Associated Press
  • Slawomir Zagorski 
    science editor, Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw, Poland (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)
  • Andrew Zajac 
    statehouse reporter, Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
1998 fellows
  • Margarita Assenova 
    editor and freelance news broadcaster, Tolerance Newsletter, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (Egon Scotland Fellow)
  • Peter Bahemuka 
    freelance journalist and general secretary, Uganda Journalists Safety Committee, Kampala, Uganda
  • Alvin Bessent 
    editorial writer, Newsday, New York
  • John Boudreau 
    reporter, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Carlos Chamorro 
    director, Esta Semana/Channel 2, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Bob Drogin 
    Johannesburg bureau chief, Los Angeles Times
  • Ann Grimes 
    deputy national editor, Washington Post
  • Kim Chong-Hyuk 
    reporter, Joong Ang Daily News, Seoul, Korea (Shinyoung Journalism Fellow)
  • Curtis Krueger 
    reporter/columnist, St. Petersburg (FL) Times
  • Tabitha Lewis 
    senior political correspondent, MTV News, New York
  • Kevin McKenna 
    editorial director, New York Times Electronic Media Co.
  • Roberta Oster 
    producer, NBC News “Dateline,” New York
  • Jagadish Pokhrel 
    sub-editor, Rising Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Gary Polakovic 
    environment writer, Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
  • William Ramirez-Mendoza 
    editor-in-chief, Cronicas/Numero Especial, La Paz, Bolivia (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Michal Ruzicka 
    deputy editor-in-chief, Tyden, Prague, Czech Republic (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)
  • Debra Shapiro 
    senior producer/special projects, WCVB-TV, Boston
  • Susan Warner 
    business reporter, Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Harriet Washington 
    freelance editor, Rochester, NY
1999 fellows
  • Maria Abraham 
    senior correspondent, The Week, Bombay, India (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Karen Breslau 
    White House correspondent, Newsweek
  • Ged Carbone 
    staff writer, Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
  • Richard Chin 
    staff writer, St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Susan Cohen 
    freelance writer, California
  • Tom Davidson 
    Broward metro editor, Fort Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
  • Daniel Golden 
    projects reporter, Boston Globe
  • Linda Gradstein 
    Israel correspondent, National Public Radio
  • Bill Guttentag 
    freelance film producer, California
  • Inokuma Ritsuko 
    staff writer, The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan
  • Newton Kanhema 
    senior writer, The Sunday Independent, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Lee Gang-Se 
    reporter, Kwang Ju Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, Kwangju, Korea (Shinyoung Journalism Fellow)
  • Bruno Lopez 
    Mexico City bureau chief, Univision, Mexico City, Mexico (Reuters Foundation Fellow)
  • Joe Neff 
    staff writer, Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
  • Steve Proctor 
    assistant managing editor for features, Baltimore Sun
  • Aurelio Rojas 
    staff writer, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Liliana Sánchez-Andres 
    news editor, La Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow)
  • Anne Sørensen 
    Latin American correspondent, Politiken A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Doug Swanson 
    national correspondent, Dallas Morning News
  • Joan Úbeda 
    producer, director, TV3/Televisio de Catalunya, Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain (Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow)