On Wednesday, 2018 Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award recipient and Washington Post Beijing bureau chief Anna Fifield addressed economic changes in North Korea.
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward gave a talk on investigative journalism and the Trump presidency, which he referred to as “a pivot point in history,” Thursday night in Cemex Auditorium.
On Wednesday night, Danica Roem, delegate to the 13th District of the Virginia House of Delegates, discussed election strategies for unseating incumbents, her background in journalism and getting the press to move beyond simplistic labels during a Q&A moderated by Allyson Hobbs, associate professor of history and director of African and African American Studies.
On Wednesday, Provost Persis Drell published a “Notes from the Quad” blog post that included the statements originally proposed by Emily Doe to be inscribed onto a plaque marking the site of Doe’s Jan. 2015 sexual assault by then-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner.
On Tuesday, high-profile Harvard professor of government Jorge Dominguez announced his resignation and retirement following a stream of 18 sexual misconduct allegations against him, including one involving Stanford professor of political science and Latin American studies Terry Karl. Harvard placed Dominguez on administrative leave on Sunday evening, according to The Crimson.
Stanford’s John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship recently received a $1.8 million grant from the Knight Foundation — the largest grant given to the program since it became fully endowed in 1984.
R.B. Brenner, Stanford’s journalism program deputy director, was recently named the next director at the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism.