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Intersections: Journalism and Computation

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NVIDIA Auditorium

475 Via Ortega

(Basement Level)

Stanford, CA 94305

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Intersections: Journalism and Computation

How are data science, computer algorithms and artificial intelligence changing the newsroom? Intersections puts faculty from the School of Engineering and School of Humanities and Sciences in conversation. Join us as journalist and lecturer Janine Zacharia moderates a discussion between professors Maneesh Agrawala and Jay Hamilton on the evolving field of computational journalism, which is affecting how news stories are discovered and reported.

Jay Hamilton is the Hearst Professor of Communication, Director of the Journalism Program and Co-founder of the Computational Journalism Lab. His book, Democracy's Detectives, is on the investigative reporting market.

Maneesh Agrawala is the Forest Baskett Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Brown Insitute for Media Innovation at Stanford. He works on how cognitive design can be used to improve the effectiveness of media.

Janine Zacharia is the Carlos Kelly McClatchy Visiting Lecturer in Communication. She is a former Jerusalem Bureau Chief and Middle East Correspondent for the Washington Post.

Free admission. Please register each member of your party (either Alumni, or Faculty/Staff/Student/Guest).
Doors will open at 6:00pm for a light reception with wine and beer. Event will begin at 7:00pm.

Detailed Map. Parking is free after 4pm.
Accessibility Map (Handicap parking and elevators.)

This event is brought to you by the Stanford Alumni Association and the schools of Engineering and Humanities & Sciences. Questions? Please contact Indrani Stangl, Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Student Engagement for the School of Engineering at indrani@stanford.edu or (650)736-9164.


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NVIDIA Auditorium

475 Via Ortega

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Stanford, CA 94305

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