Stanford University’s Big Local News and Pitch Interactive—with support from the Google News Initiative—created the COVID-19 Case Mapper to make it possible for local journalists and others to easily embed up-to-date coronavirus map visualizations on their websites. The map offers state and county views, with a simple interface for embedding on a site.
The virtual reality experience, Ripple: the unintended life of plastics in the sea, is now viewable at https://rippleplastic.com/. Featuring the photography of artist and conservationist Mandy Barker, the experience immerses viewers into a galaxy of garbage, to show how ubiquitous, insidious and long-lasting plastic can be in our world.
For years, Barker, a UK photographer, […]
Stanford’s Big Local News program is expanding with the addition of two investigative journalists — Pulitzer Prize winner Justin Mayo and data reporter Bethney Bonilla.
Mayo comes to Stanford after 20 years with the Seattle Times, primarily working with the paper’s investigative team. Bonilla most recently worked with the investigative unit at NBC Bay […]
Stanford Journalism launches data-driven initiative to help journalists hold powerful individuals, institutions accountable
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With media outlets losing advertising revenues to digital platforms, some newsrooms no longer have the resources for investigative and public service reporting.
The inability of news outlets to perform this traditional “watchdog” role puts democracy at risk, said communication scholar James Hamilton, who is concerned about what could happen – […]
The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University launched a major new initiative, the JSK Impact Partnerships, which will leverage JSK’s connections, its vast alumni network, and access to one of the world’s top universities to accelerate progress in the journalism industry to improve the quality of news and information reaching the public.
Stanford University’s Journalism Program has added two nationally known journalists to its teaching faculty: R.B. Brenner and Serdar Tumgoren.
At the Mind to Mind Symposium, held at Stanford University Oct. 2017. Journalists talk about collaborating with professors and students at universities to access and produce data at an unprecedented level of depth.
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.
Stanford faculty discussed press freedom, the emergence of fake news, journalism ethics, media economics and the overall challenges of reporting on the new administration.
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.