computational journalism

October 2018

Stanford Journalism launches data-driven initiative to help journalists hold powerful individuals, institutions accountable

Story originally published by Stanford News 

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 – […]

November 2017

Intersections: Journalism and Computation

How are data science, computer algorithms and artificial intelligence changing the newsroom?

October 2016

Director Jay Hamilton publishes book on economics of investigative reporting

"Democracy's Detectives" explores the economics of investigative reporting and the potential of computational journalism.

2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium brings journalists, technologists together

The 2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium took place at Stanford on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2016.