Hendrik “Rick” Hertzberg speaks at the Shorenstein Center (Nancy Palmer)

September 16, 2014 – Hendrik “Rick” Hertzberg, senior editor at the New Yorker and longtime political commentator, returned to the Shorenstein Center to discuss reform of presidential elections, advocating revision of the Electoral College system through a new state “compact”…

Miriam Elder

Speaker Series with Miriam Elder, Foreign Editor, BuzzFeed.
Taubman 275, Harvard Kennedy School

Robin Sproul

September 9, 2014 – To kick off the Speaker Series for the fall semester, the Shorenstein Center invited Robin Sproul of ABC News to discuss the challenges of reporting news in a shifting media landscape. Sproul, who was recently promoted to…

Fall 2014 Fellows

August 28, 2014 — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is pleased to announce its Joan Shorenstein Fellows for Fall 2014: Yavuz Baydar, Celestine Bohlen, John M. Geddes and Matthew Hindman.

Peter Hamby

CNN’s resident Boy on the Bus, Peter Hamby, former Joan Shorenstein Fellow, is taking viewers into the world of political campaigns through his own personal lens with the launch of [a weekly] Hambycast….In the debut episode, Hamby proves he has the best job in journalism as he cracks a beer with college football fans, like Texas Governor Rick Perry, while tailgating at the University of South Carolina. … [P]roduced in partnership by CNNPolitics and CNN Digital Studios. Continue reading…