Nick Sinai and Michele Norris

Data, Technology and Innovation in Government Seminar Series Led by Nick Sinai, Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow, former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Topics will include smart cities, government digital services, privacy and data portability, data journalism, and more….

Nick Sinai

January 21, 2015 — “One of President Obama’s guests at this year’s State of the Union address was Kathy Pham, a health IT expert formerly of Google and IBM. Pham recently joined the federal government to make it easier for…

Alex Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center

A free press and public access to information and a broad range of ideas and opinions were considered so essential for a healthy democratic republic that the Founders included protection for freedom of the press in the First Amendment to…

Tuesday, February 3, 12 p.m."The Voters Speak Out: Expectations for 2016"Speaker Series with Peter D. Hart

Peter D. Hart is chairman of Hart Research Associates, a polling firm that has provided NBC News and the Wall Street Journal with polls since 1989. He is a frequent guest on Meet the Press, The Today Show and PBS NewsHour….

Fall 2014 Fellows

The mission of the Joan Shorenstein Fellowship Program is to advance research in the field of media, politics and public policy; facilitate a dialogue among journalists, scholars, policymakers and students; provide an opportunity for reflection; and create a vibrant and…