Program News

June 2017

New database allows Stanford researchers to find disparities in officers’ treatment of minority motorists

We obtained data on millions of state patrol stops and found evidence that minorities are held to a double standard. The data are being shared with researchers, journalists and the public via the new Stanford Open Policing Project.

February 2017

Stanford faculty discuss President Trump and the media

Stanford faculty discussed press freedom, the emergence of fake news, journalism ethics, media economics and the overall challenges of reporting on the new administration.

August 2016

Stanford Journalism Program’s guide to using virtual reality for storytelling — dos & don’ts

Geri Migielicz and Janine Zacharia write best practices and ideal scenarios for using VR/360-degree technology in storytelling that emerged from our inaugural immersive journalism class at Stanford.

July 2016

Gary Pomerantz’s sports journalism course teaches skills applicable across beats, fields

Now offered for the eleventh year in Winter 2017, lecturer Gary Pomerantz’s specialized writing and reporting course on sports will continue to prepare students with valuable communication skills.

June 2016

Stanford journalism students tell stories using 360-degree video

Stanford journalism students are using cutting-edge, 360-degree video cameras and production software to tell stories in an immersive story form.

February 2016

2016 Computation+Journalism Symposium to be at Stanford this fall

Join us in the heart of Silicon Valley for a two-day conference exploring the interface between journalism and computing.

November 2015

Stanford’s data journalism program advances the storytelling form

Stanford Report explains how the Stanford Journalism Program is blending the power of big data with journalistic training in the craft of storytelling.

Chilton Bush Journalism Lab gets a major technology upgrade

The program’s journalism lab received a complete makeover this year, including a new look, brand-new technology infrastructure, five large widescreen displays and standing workstations.

June 2015

Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut offers career wisdom to journalism graduates in speech

Washington Post Associate Editor Anne Kornblut delivered the 2015 commencement address to Department of Communication graduates on June 14.

March 2015

Stanford’s computational journalism offers distinct tools for better storytelling

Stanford Report interviews Stanford Journalism Program faculty and students about how data is providing new ways to explore complex stories of public and social significance.