Communication

Stanford launches AI-powered TV news analyzer

The Stanford Cable TV News Analyzer is an interactive tool that uses AI to search transcripts and calculate the screen time of public figures appearing on cable TV news.

Who we are depends on where we are

A new study found that places can change people’s personality, and the opposite is also true: Certain personalities are drawn to different places.

Why people didn’t social distance

The Stanford-led study found the most common reasons people did not follow social distancing recommendations were work requirements, mental and physical health concerns and beliefs that other precautions were enough.

Open science in the era of COVID-19

Science moving forward without traditional forms of peer review could shorten the path to solutions – but it also increases the chances that low-quality science gets overhyped.

Journalism and democracy

In a complex news environment, Stanford professors urge voters to be careful consumers of political information and to think hard about where information comes from and how it reaches them.

Introducing the Human Screenome Project

Millions of screenshots sent from personal devices every five seconds will transform our understanding of everything from fake news to depression.

It’s not your phone, it’s you

Stanford communication scholar Gabriella Harari finds that it’s personality that influences how people use their digital devices; technology is just a medium to channel our everyday behavior, says Harari in a Q&A with Stanford News Service.