Collaboration is key in harnessing the power of technology and data for better story discovery
At a conference hosted in late March at Stanford University by Big Local News, journalists, researchers and technologists converged to discuss these efforts and more, all aimed at
May 05, 2023
A Conversation with Jann Wenner
Jann Wenner, the founder, co-editor, and publisher of Rolling Stone helped define and chronicle epochs of change in music, politics, and journalism.
February 21, 2023
Stanford journalists use data to understand racial bias in policing
The interdisciplinary Stanford Open Policing Project has found Black and Hispanic drivers are stopped and searched at higher rates across the U.S.
November 07, 2022
Computational journalism course inspires projects with real-world newsroom applications
The project-based Exploring Computational Journalism course applies data, machine learning and emerging technologies to create newsroom innovations.
October 26, 2022
Stanford playbook outlines how journalists can avoid spreading disinformation
Janine Zacharia is leading initiatives to help tackle false information as it becomes more prevalent, sophisticated and threatening for American newsrooms.
August 04, 2022
Stanford’s Big Local News platform empowers newsrooms to produce impactful data journalism
From police accountability to government transparency, projects utilize data at scale for public affairs reporting.
May 24, 2022
Saving lives through effective communication
New Publication in Academic Medicine highlights Stanford’s Global Health Media Fellowship as a communications training model for doctors
February 28, 2022
How Stanford Journalism alums launch data journalism careers
Stanford’s specialized focus on data journalism provides students a competitive advantage in an industry that is increasingly demanding data skills.
February 14, 2022
Stanford Journalism alumni translate storytelling skills to impactful media careers
Dozens of alumni have launched into newsrooms worldwide after sharpening multimedia and reporting chops at Stanford.
February 09, 2022
Stanford Magazine: Read All About It
What a data deep dive, a Pulitzer and a bouncy ball can teach us about journalism’s rekindling.
December 09, 2021
How Stanford students helped with a Pulitzer Prize-winning project
When then-Stanford student Jackie Botts got to help Reuters staff as part of her Stanford journalism class, little did she know it would lead to Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage.
June 15, 2021
The Brown Institute announces its 2021-2022 Magic Grants
2021-2022 Magic Grant recipients.
June 10, 2021
Marion Lewenstein, Stanford professor of communication (teaching), emerita, has died at 93
Marion Lewenstein was awarded a Dinkelspiel Award for Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education and served as academic secretary of the Faculty Senate.
March 09, 2021
JSK and Big Local News award $191,500 worldwide to data journalism projects
$191,500 awarded in funding to 11 projects worldwide that will report data-driven stories related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 03, 2020
A new global COVID-19 map for journalists
Stanford University’s Big Local News and Pitch Interactive—with support from the Google News Initiative— have launched the COVID-19 Global Case Mapper.
August 10, 2020
Journalism professor Janine Zacharia reviews ‘Donald Trump and His Assault on Truth’
One of the most consequential unknowns is whether future presidents will believe they can lie with impunity, or if Donald Trump’s relentless mendacity will be an anomaly.
July 09, 2020
Big Local News, Pitch Interactive Launch COVID-19 Case Mapper
COVID-19 Case Mapper makes it possible for local journalists and others to easily embed up-to-date coronavirus map visualizations on their websites.
April 06, 2020
Journalists must understand provenance, motivation when reporting disinformation, Stanford researchers urge
Two Stanford scholars discuss strategies for reporters and editors to write about disinformation, leaked material and propaganda in a responsible and timely way.
March 30, 2020
March 10, 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 reac
February 27, 2020