Media Entertainment

Art piece "The Answer" by Ludwig Deutsch (1883)
February 21, 2014
How three enthusiasts built their world-class collections.
The Washington Post -
February 12, 2014
Writing in the Washington Post, two political scientists explore how media coverage of political polarization shapes public opinion.
Shan-Lyn Ma
January 31, 2014
The co-founder of wedding registry site Zola discusses leadership, finding great talent, and the most important values in business.
Stanford GSB on Tumblr -
January 28, 2014
Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and visitors shed light on the power of stories and how to craft an effective one.
Billboards in New York
November 5, 2013
A marketing professor explores what happens when the interests of an advertiser and a consumer aren’t such a perfect match.
SINA CEO Charles Chao
October 23, 2013
From Bay-jing to Beijing: The Five Top Trends in China's Tech Industry.
art exhibit in Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts
October 21, 2013
A group of researchers say you should buy paintings if you like looking at them, but not to make money.
Lytro camera
October 14, 2013
A serial entrepreneur explains why he takes on huge markets with disruptive approaches, including his latest, a camera that can refocus photos after the fact.
speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
April 7, 2013
Michael Ugwu explains the challenges, and opportunities, of building a company in Lagos.
Scott Stanford
February 27, 2013
An investor says startups should scale first and worry about monetization later.
Art piece "The Answer" by Ludwig Deutsch (1883)
February 21, 2014
How three enthusiasts built their world-class collections.
Shan-Lyn Ma
January 31, 2014
The co-founder of wedding registry site Zola discusses leadership, finding great talent, and the most important values in business.
SINA CEO Charles Chao
October 23, 2013
From Bay-jing to Beijing: The Five Top Trends in China's Tech Industry.
Lytro camera
October 14, 2013
A serial entrepreneur explains why he takes on huge markets with disruptive approaches, including his latest, a camera that can refocus photos after the fact.
speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
April 7, 2013
Michael Ugwu explains the challenges, and opportunities, of building a company in Lagos.
Scott Stanford
February 27, 2013
An investor says startups should scale first and worry about monetization later.
Laura Ching, co-founder of Tiny Prints
November 29, 2012
A founder of Tiny Prints discusses the future of correspondence.
JJ Ramberg
November 2, 2012
In a new book, television show host JJ Ramberg shares tips for small business owners and investors.
Janet Yang
October 23, 2012
One of the most powerful women in the U.S. film industry discusses her work in China.
Children playing a board game.
October 9, 2012
The cofounder of University Games discusses two keys to success: smiles and cash flow.
Billboards in New York
November 5, 2013
A marketing professor explores what happens when the interests of an advertiser and a consumer aren’t such a perfect match.
art exhibit in Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts
October 21, 2013
A group of researchers say you should buy paintings if you like looking at them, but not to make money.
2012 presidential election ads
October 23, 2012
Research says political candidates might be better off paying for web ads than investing too heavily in TV.
Kenneth W. Shotts
October 9, 2011
Elections sometimes give policy makers incentives to pander to implement policies that voters think are in their best interest even though the policy maker knows they are not, says Professor Kenneth Shotts. In general, an effective media reduces this tendency to pander, "but there are some exceptions to this general rule."
February 1, 2011
In a new study from Stanford Graduate School of Business, researchers say in some cases negative publicity can increase sales when a product or company is relatively unknown, simply because it stimulates product awareness.
July 1, 2010
Some 300 actors and writers were blacklisted during the 1950s, but researchers who analyzed how the social networks of that era worked say hundreds more saw their careers marred because they merely associated with those on the list.
December 1, 2009
The high price of popcorn at most movie theater concession stands actually benefits moviegoers, say researchers, including the business school’s Wesley Hartmann. It helps hold down the price of the movie ticket.
September 1, 2009
Rock groups can lose as much as 40% of their potential sales because consumers don’t know enough about them, says the Stanford Business School’s Alan Sorensen. There are lots of crowded markets out there where lack of information skews sales.