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.

Robin Sproul

Speaker Series with Robin Sproul, vice president and Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News. Location: Taubman 275, Harvard Kennedy School

Foreign Correspondent by HDS Greenway

John Maxwell Hamilton reviews the new book Foreign Correspondent by former Shorenstein Fellow H.D.S. Greenway in The Boston Globe: “In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock released a film loosely based on ‘Personal Affairs,’ the autobiography of the brilliant and colorful journalist Vincent Sheean. The film’s opening dedication apotheosized the American foreign correspondent — ‘To those intrepid ones who went across the seas to be the eyes and ears of America.’ Now we have a memoir that takes the title of Hitchcock’s film and provides a thought-provoking counterpoint to it.” Continue reading…

Martin F. Nolan

Former Fellow Martin F. Nolan in the Boston Globe: “Five years ago, the president lost his only real friend in Congress. It was a sad day for Massachusetts, for the Democratic Party, for civility in Washington, D.C., and, most of all, a sad day for Barack Obama and his administration.” Continue reading…