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.

October 2016

Director Jay Hamilton publishes book on economics of investigative reporting

"Democracy's Detectives" explores the economics of investigative reporting and the potential of computational journalism.

2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium brings journalists, technologists together

The 2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium took place at Stanford on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2016.

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.

April 2016

Dawn Garcia named next John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Program director

Dawn E. Garcia, managing director of the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Program at Stanford, has been named director of the program.

Alum Mary Rajkumar’s (MA ’91) AP investigative team wins 2016 Pulitzer Prize for uncovering global scandal

Stanford Journalism alumna Mary Rajkumar (MA '91) was a part of The Associated Press team that was awarded a 2016 Pulitzer Prize for uncovering egregious labor abuses related to American seafood supply.

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.