Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Philips is pictured teaching her investigative reporting class. (Photo by Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service)

Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Philips is pictured teaching her investigative reporting class. (Photo by Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service)

Stanford’s Clifton B. Parker highlighted how the Stanford Journalism Program is combining the power of big data with journalistic training in the craft of storytelling. Parker interviewed Director Jay Hamilton, Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Phillips, Hearst Professional in Residence Dan Nguyen, alum and Bloomberg reporter Carolina Wilson (MA ’15), and current master’s student Jeff Barrera.

By analyzing and filtering large data sets, Stanford students and faculty are diving deeper into issues than technology has ever allowed. But while numbers may be the catalyst, the students recognize that they are just the start of what resonates in hearts and minds.

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