David Sanger

March 3, 2015 — David E. Sanger, national security correspondent at The New York Times, discussed key developments and considerations for covering cyberwar and cyberattacks. Cyberwar is “a non-traditional form of warfare,” said Sanger. Unlike nuclear weapons or drones, the…

Michele Norris

This session is part of the five-week study group series, How Shifts in Race and Cultural Identity Influence Politics, Policy and Pop Culture, led by Michele Norris. Seminars are for Harvard students only (graduate and undergraduate), and are not-for-credit. Please register below…

Tuesday, March 10, 12 p.m. "Emerging Voices in Digital Journalism" Speaker Series with Anna Holmes

Anna Holmes is an award-winning writer who has contributed to numerous publications, including The Washington Post, Salon, Newsweek and The New Yorker online. She is the editor of two books: “Hell Hath No Fury: Women’s Letters From the End of…

Miami Herald Wins the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

March 3, 2015, Cambridge, MA – The $25,000 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from the Shorenstein Center has been awarded to Carol Marbin Miller, Audra Burch, Mary Ellen Klas, Emily Michot, Kara Dapena and Lazaro Gamio of the Miami Herald…

Yavuz Baydar

A new paper by Yavuz Baydar, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall 2014), and columnist, blogger, and co-founder of the Platform for Independent Journalism (P24), examines current threats to freedom of the press in Turkey. Although imprisonment of journalists has declined in Turkey,…

Matthew A. Baum

February 26, 2015 — Matthew Baum, Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communication at the Harvard Kennedy School, writes about his recent research examining global news coverage of the Libyan civil war in The Washington Post. Using data published in 2,252 newspapers in 113…