Thomas Patterson

July 1, 2015 — The Shorenstein Center bid farewell to Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center for 15 years, on June 30. Today, the Center welcomes Bradlee Professor Thomas Patterson as acting director, who will also co-chair a search committee for…

Michael Ignatieff

June 27, 2015 — Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Press, Politics and Public Policy, discusses David Cameron’s proposal to introduce a bill to limit the rights of British citizens to appeal to the European Court in an op-ed in The…

Michele Norris

June 26, 2015 — Michele Norris, NPR host and special correspondent and Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Spring 2015), discussed the aftermath of the Charleston massacre and the renewed debates over the issues of race, gun violence and the Confederate flag, and the Supreme…

MARTHA JOYNT KUMAR: Before the Oath: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power

June 26, 2015 — Martha Joynt Kumar, professor of political science at Towson University and Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall 1998), has published a new book, Before the Oath: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power. From Amazon: Kumar enjoyed unprecedented…

Alex S. Jones

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 Bon Voyage Alex! On June 23, staff, faculty, fellows and…