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AP DataKit is an open-source command-line tool designed to better structure and manage projects.

The virtual reality experience, Ripple — the unintended life of plastics in the sea, is now viewable at https://rippleplastic.com/. Featuring the photography of artist and conservationist Mandy Barker, the experience immerses viewers into a galaxy of garbage, to show how ubiquitous, insidious and long-lasting plastic can be in our world.

Investigative journalists collaborated with the Stanford Big Local News team to collect, clean and archive the data. This deposit was collected as part of the investigations that lead to articles published by Newsy, Reveal, and ProPublica into how police process rape cases.

Artificial intelligence is remaking the news. Those who control it are reshaping society.

Stanford scientist and graduating doctoral student Irena Fischer-Hwang made a new discovery during her studies at Stanford: a passion for data-driven news. She will be coming back to the Farm in the fall to pursue a second degree; this time, a master’s in communication.

After Stanford, Aliyah Chavez will pursue dual passions for reporting the news and drawing attention to the issues of indigenous communities as a journalist for Indian Country Today. She’ll work on a PBS program for Native American peoples created by Native American journalists.

A team of Stanford University scholars are launching a data-driven initiative to help journalists find stories at a lower cost, to support local newsrooms explore public interest issues and fight against misinformation.

Stanford’s Big Local News program is expanding with the addition of two investigative journalists — Pulitzer Prize winner Justin Mayo and data reporter Bethney Bonilla. Mayo and Bonilla join Eric Sagara, a senior data reporter with Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, who is working with the Big Local News program for a year with support of the JSK Journalism Fellowships. The team of faculty, students and researchers is led by computational journalist and lecturer Cheryl Phillips.

How did Frontline investigate Facebook’s impacts on democracy across the globe? What is the story behind the story, including the challenges to covering a social media platform? Frontline Producers Anya Bourg and James Jacoby along with Washington Post Investigative Reporter Dana Priest discuss the processes and obstacles in examining the Silicon Valley giant.

Bob Woodward — the best-selling author whose reporting has earned The Washington Post two Pulitzer Prizes, including for groundbreaking coverage of the Watergate scandal — discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump and the challenges confronting the press, the presidency, and American democracy. The event was part of the 53rd Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium.

The Stanford Open Policing Project obtained data on millions of state patrol stops and found evidence that minorities are held to a double standard. The data are being shared with researchers, journalists and the public.

A beta version of the only destination offering hassle-free access to the bulk data tracking money in California politics.

Best practices and ideal scenarios for using 360-degree video and virtual reality technology in storytelling.

Jay Hamilton writes in Nieman Reports about accountability journalism, based on his new book, “Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism."

An attempt to find out if traffic stops are prone to racial bias confronted a frayed patchwork of data across the country.

The 2016 McClatchy Symposium celebrated 125 Years of Journalism at Stanford.

Cheryl Phillips co-authored the "Teaching Data and Computational Journalism" report, published by Columbia Journalism School and The Knight Foundation.

Join us in the heart of Silicon Valley for a two-day conference exploring the interface between journalism and computing.

Interviews highlighting an interdisciplinary, Knight Foundation-supported data project the CJ Lab is involved with.

Knight Foundation named an interdisciplinary data reporting project affiliated with the Stanford Computational Journalism Lab among the winners of the Knight News Challenge on Data.

Interviews highlighting new initiatives in data journalism and storytelling in the Stanford Journalism Program.

Come for a night of free pizza and presentations about data journalism and computational techniques as used in today's newsrooms.

In case you missed the Sept. 30 CJ Lab info session, a summary and some links to get you acquainted.

Volunteers contributed more than 250 code commits toward a larger project to make California's sprawling campaign finance database more accessible.

The Stanford Daily explores the Stanford Journalism Program's new data-driven focus

Stanford News Service highlights California Civic Data Coalition's Knight Foundation funding

The Coalition is one of 22 projects to be awarded a total of $3.2 million in Knight Foundation funding.

The project aims to make it easier to obtain and analyze money in California state politics.

Examining corruption in politics as seen through the lens of three fields: legal scholarship, journalism, and political science.

An interview with the Stanford Journalism director Jay Hamilton.

The Stanford Data Lab is a new initiative to teach the practical skills of data science by engaging students in the solution of real problems.

Stanford's Journalism Program, REVS, and Center for Automotive Research hosted a conference on the changing landscape of vehicle and transportation related data.

The American Journalism Review looks at a creative way to teach complex data visualization topics.

An alliance of journalists wants to make public datasets easier to crunch

The International Journalists' Network looks at the new changes to Stanford's journalism program.

Dan Nguyen will join the Stanford Journalism Program as a Lecturer in the Department of Communication in Fall 2014.

Cheryl Phillips talks to the Tow Center for Digital Journalism about telling stories with data.

Cheryl Phillips, an award-winning journalist with The Seattle Times, will join the Stanford Journalism Program as a Lecturer in the Department of Communication.

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