News

January 2016

Stanford senior Alexa Liautaud named 2016 Daniel Pearl Intern

Stanford senior Alexa Liautaud has been chosen as the 2016 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern.

Racial profiling reporting project named Knight News Challenge winner

Knight Foundation announced Tuesday that an interdisciplinary data reporting project affiliated with the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab that will collect and analyze more than 100 million highway patrol stops throughout the country is among the winners of the Knight News Challenge on Data.

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.

July 2015

California Civic Data Coalition named Knight News Challenge winner

Knight Foundation pledges $250,000 to boost open-source effort to ease analysis of money in state politics.

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.

MA student Carolina Wilson wins 2015 Student Murrow Award

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awarded master's student Carolina Wilson (MA '15) with a 2015 Student Edward R. Murrow Award for her digital coverage of growing bike commuter traffic in the Bay Area.

April 2015

Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Phillips’ work among 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners

The Seattle Times was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for coverage of a deadly landslide that lecturer Cheryl Phillips had worked on.

IRE names The Seattle Times winner for investigative reporting award

The Seattle Times was named a winner for investigative reporting triggered by breaking news by Investigative Reporters and Editors for its work in uncovering negligence and cover-ups following a deadly landslide in Washington state.

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.