Eccles Building, Federal Reserve headquarters, Washington, D.C.

A new paper by Robert Lenzner, Spring 2014 Fellow and contributor to Forbes Media, examines why the media failed to detect the warning signs of the 2008 financial crisis – and how it can avoid missing them the next time…

Nick Sinai

December 12, 2014 — Nick Sinai, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow, discusses the case for treating data as infrastructure, and how data is poised to significantly alter government, journalism, and the private sector. Read more…

Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation, and Alberto Ibargüen, president and CEO of Knight Foundation

Funding will help improve research and education tool, Journalist’s Resource, and support collaboration between journalism school deans Cambridge, Mass.—Dec. 11, 2014—Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy will update and improve Journalist’s Resource, a tool that connects journalists,…

John Wihbey

Knight Foundation and the Carnegie Corp. of New York recently announced continued funding for an ongoing effort to reform journalism education. Below, John Wihbey, the managing editor of Journalist’s Resource at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and…

Michele Norris

The Shorenstein Center hosts a weekly speaker series throughout the academic year, as well as other special events. With the Fall 2014 semester coming to a close, we look back at the perspectives shared by our visiting speakers, who discussed…