HKS Graduates

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. This Week at the Shorenstein Center Congratulations to the Harvard Kennedy School class of 2015! Watch…

Maxine Issacs

May 28, 2015 — Maxine Isaacs, adjunct lecturer in government and an associate at the Shorenstein Center, writes about a new documentary about the late Richard Holbrooke as a call for working in public service. Read more in The Harvard Crimson. 

Peter Hamby

May 26, 2015 — Former fellows Peter Hamby (Spring 2013) and Jay Rosen (Spring 1994) were featured in an article about Hillary Clinton’s relationship with the news media, “Why Clinton Can Campaign In Listen-Only Mode.” Read more at NBC News…

Hendrik Hertzberg

May 25, 2015 — The Harvard Crimson interviewed Hendrik Hertzberg, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (1987-1988) and senior editor and staff writer for The New Yorker. Hertzberg discussed his experience at Harvard, including working for The Crimson, and his career. Read more…

Susan Crawford

May 20, 2015 — Susan Crawford, former Shorenstein Center visiting professor and current Harvard Law School professor, discussed how data can improve life in cities and increase government transparency at the Knight Foundation’s Media Learning Seminar 2015. Read a summary of…

Nick Sinai

May 20, 2015 — Nick Sinai, Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow, discussed the effort the Obama administration has put into modernizing the federal government’s digital services, both by opening up data to public and private groups, as well as to individual…