News

March 2015

MA student Austin Meyer named winner of New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof win-a-trip contest

Master's co-term student Austin Meyer has been named as the winner of Nicholas Kristof's annual win-a-trip contest.

February 2015

‘Data Driven’ conference drives discussions on transportation data

If you missed "Data Driven: Coding and Writing Transportation’s Future" on Feb. 13, the videos of the conference are available to watch online.

December 2014

COMM student Ileana Najarro named 2015 Daniel Pearl Intern

COMM senior Ileana Najarro has been chosen as the 2015 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern.

Stanford hosting ‘Coding and Writing Transportation’s Future’ data conference in February

On February 13, 2015, Stanford University will host Data Driven: Coding and Writing Transportation’s Future. The conference will focus on the changing landscape of vehicle and transportation related data, and the opportunities arising from it.

October 2014

Knight Foundation invests $1.8 million in John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford has received a $1.8 million investment from Knight Foundation to launch new initiatives that will strengthen fellowship curriculum and boost the program’s impact across newsrooms.

September 2014

Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Phillips’ work among 2014 Online News Association award winners

Stanford Hearst Professional in Residence Cheryl Phillips' work covering March's Oso mudslide in Washington state -- as former data innovation editor at The Seattle Times -- was among award-winning projects at the 2014 ONA Journalism Awards.

June 2014

Dan Nguyen joining Stanford Journalism Program as lecturer

Dan Nguyen, a leading developer in the field of data journalism, will join the Stanford Journalism Program as a Lecturer in the Department of Communication. He will start teaching in fall 2014 and will help develop the opening of the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab.

April 2014

Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford announce 2014-2015 fellows

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University announced its newest class of fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year, and a number of the journalists will focus on data-related projects.

The Seattle Times’ Data Innovation Editor Cheryl Phillips joining Stanford Journalism Program as lecturer

Cheryl Phillips, an award-winning journalist with The Seattle Times, will join the Stanford Journalism Program as a Lecturer in the Department of Communication. She will start teaching in fall 2014 and will help develop the opening of the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab.