Remarks by Fred Turner, Dept. of Communication Chair, and Felix Petermann, MA Class of 2017.
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
Events experienced in virtual reality show hippocampal activity during recall similar to what would be predicted for real experiences.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Partisans now discriminate against their adversaries “to a degree that exceeds discrimination based on race.”Research by Shanto Iyengar
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Do official government records yield more accurate assessments?Research by Jon Krosnick
What it means to be "Left" and "Right" in China today.Research by Jennifer Pan
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
Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties.Research by Fred Turner
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
“If you go back to the days of the Civil War, one can find cases in American political history where there was far more rancor and violence,” says Shanto Iyengar. “But in the modern era, there are no ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’ — partisan animus is at an all-time high.”
Ronald Alexander was best known for his attention to detail and dedication to his students. The professor emeritus of communication had a distinguished career at the National Film Board of Canada before joining the Stanford faculty in 1970.
“Under Threat: The Future of Foreign Correspondence” features NPR Foreign Editor William Dobson, BuzzFeed International News Editor Miriam Elder, and New York Times Foreign Editor Michael Slackman. Moderated by the Communication Department’s Janine Zacharia. Watch the video.
COMM Faculty Meeting Sep 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am 120-101B