The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture.
Partisans now discriminate against their adversaries “to a degree that exceeds discrimination based on race.”Research by Shanto Iyengar
Do official government records yield more accurate assessments?Research by Jon Krosnick
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties.Research by Fred Turner
An empirical evaluation of college students’ interest in self-tracking revealed several motivations that were related to individual characteristics and preferred tracking tools.Research by Gabriella Harari
The divide between press freedom and press accountability is of a piece with the broader divide between media law and media ethics.Research by Theodore L. Glasser
What it means to be "Left" and "Right" in China today.Research by Jennifer Pan
Web journalism seems to be the perfect example of a truly globalized media field, but exchanges are still deeply asymmetrical and centered around U.S.-based news organizations.Research by Angèle Christin
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Cheryl Phillips discusses how programs can incorporate data as a basic journalism skill that enables reporters, editors, graphic designers and others to do their jobs better.
In a research paper recently published in Big Data & Society, Angèle Christin found a gap between the intended and actual uses of algorithms in the fields of web journalism and criminal justice.
Jeremy Bailenson says “In VR you should do things that you couldn’t do otherwise, but I don’t believe in VR that you should do things you wouldn’t do otherwise.”
Students enrolled in Jennifer Pan’s Communication Research Methods designed small-scale research studies for a local nonprofit organization that offers one-on-one tutoring to children.