News

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.

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.