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February 2020

Stanford researchers discuss journalism and democracy in lead up to Super Tuesday

In a complex news environment, Stanford professors urge voters to be careful consumers of political information and to think hard about where information comes from and how it reaches them.

October 2019

Shorenstein Journalism Award Winner Maria Ressa Describes Philippine Broken Information Ecosystem, Democratic Recession

“This is an existential moment for global power structures, turned upside down by technology. When journalists globally are under attack, democracy is under attack.” With these words, the internationally-esteemed investigative journalist and press freedom champion Maria Ressa, winner of the 2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award, opened her keynote address at a lunchtime ceremony, held at […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.