We’re Hiring!

The Department of Communication at Stanford University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in the field of media and culture.

Yingdan Lu

Yingdan’s research focuses on political implications and social effects of digital media in Chinese politics, especially with regard to media governance and public opinion.

Sanna Ali

Sanna is interested in politics of platforms and the civic good – specifically, she studies privatization of digitally-supported infrastructure and its implications on inequalities of access and distribution.

How We Became Bitter Political Enemies

“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.”

51st Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium

“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.