Amy Walter, Cook Political Report, and Alex Jones, Shorenstein Center

September 30, 2014 – Amy Walter, National Editor of the Cook Political Report, said that the outcomes of the 2014 midterm elections have the potential not only to shift control of the Senate, but also to give a strong indication…

Alex Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center

Alex Jones, Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, speaks about the dangers facing journalists both abroad in Syria and at home in places like Ferguson, Missouri. Part of the Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast series.

Miriam Elder, 2014 (Shorenstein Center)

September 23, 2014 – Putting the “new” back in “news” is the goal of BuzzFeed’s growing coverage of global affairs, said Miriam Elder, foreign editor for the online media outlet. BuzzFeed World, which started in August 2013, has been hiring…

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”…

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…