Methodology and Philosophy


McClatchy Hall, Building 120, Room 410

Tuesdays/Thursdays, 1:30PM to 2:50


Dan Nguyen Lorry I. Lokey Visiting Professor in Professional Journalism @dancow Room 342, McClatchy Hall


McClatchy Hall, Room 342

After class or by appointment.

Grading policy

No curve and no exams.

You are expected to adhere to the Stanford University Honor Code.


Homework 30%
Projects 40%
Quizzes 20%
Attendance 10%

Grading scale

A 90% <
B 80% <
C 70% <
D 60% <

Visit the Assignments page for more details on how homework, projects, and quizzes will be assessed.


1 point for the day if you’re in class. you get 1 point for the day. 0 otherwise.

For any in-class assignments such as missing a quiz, you can have a make-up quiz if you have given notice at least 2 days in advance.

Late policy

Late assignments can receive as much as 80% of the max score if turned in within 48 hours of the due date.