Teru Kuwayama wins $200,000 Grant

Big congrats are owed to Teru for winning a $200,000 grant from the Knight Fellowship. He'll be using social media to bring the story of the war in Afghanistan to the American people in a way that TV brought Vietnam to our living rooms. The Marines recently lifted a ban on social media, so the Marines, along with the independent embedded journalists will be using social media to report on what is happening. Read more at http://knight.stanford.edu/news/2010/challenge/

Watch Teru talk about the Challenge

Knight News Challenge winner Teru Kuwayama on One-Eight from Nieman Journalism Lab on Vimeo.

See more of Teru's work at http://terukuwayama.com/