They Don't Give a Damn about Governing

A new paper by Jackie Calmes, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Spring 2015) and national correspondent for The New York Times, examines the increasing influence of conservative media on the Republican Party’s agenda. Calmes traces the history of conservative media, from its…

Nick Sinai

July 27, 2015 — Nick Sinai, HKS adjunct lecturer and Walter Shorenstein Fellow (Spring 2015) and Matt Lira, IOP fellow, suggest solutions for smart, digital government that can provide better services to citizens. Read more in Politico.

What Happens "Before the Oath?" Martha Joynt Kumar on Meet the Press

July 26, 2015 — Martha Joynt Kumar, professor of political science at Towson University and Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall 1998), joins Chuck Todd on Meet the Press to discuss the often complicated transition of power from one president to the next,…

Denise-Marie Ordway

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 Welcome Denise-Marie Ordway! We are happy to welcome Denise-Marie Ordway,…

Richard Sobel

July 23, 2015 — In a video from December 2014, Richard Sobel, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall 1996) and Associate at Harvard’s Du Bois Institute, discussed voter identification requirements – relevant as a major voting rights case is taken up in North…