12/10: "A Transformational Candidate. A Transformational Presidency?" Brown-bag lunch with Adam Nagourney, national political correspondent for the New York Times. Co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center and the Institute of Politics.
12/2: "The First 100 Days." Brown-bag lunch with Jonathan Alter, columnist for Newsweek magazine.
11/21: Theodore H. White Seminar with Congressman John Lewis; Lawrence Bobo, W.E.B. Dubois Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University; Alex Castellanos, political media consultant and Fellow at the Institute of Politics; Maralee Schwartz, Visiting Murrow Lecturer in the Practice of Press and Public Policy, Shorenstein Center, and former political editor at the Washington Post; and Cynthia Tucker, editorial page editor and syndicated columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Moderated by Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center.
11/19: "Financial Reregulation: The Economics and the Politics," a conversation with Joseph Stiglitz, economist and Nobel Prize winner; Robert Dugger, managing director, Tudor Investments; and Jack Blum, former senior investigator, Senate Finance Committee. Moderated by Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Senior Fellow, Shorenstein Center.
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11/19: "A Look at the Presidential Transition Process." Brown-bag lunch with James A. Johnson, vice chairman of the private banking firm Perseus LLC and former head of the John Kerry V.P. selection and transition planning in 2004.
11/13: "Shock Jocks: Hate Speech and Talk Radio." Brown-bag lunch with Rory O'Connor, Shorenstein Fellow, blogger, journalist, filmmaker and author of the book, Shock Jocks.
11/12: "Election 2008 Recap." Brown-bag lunch with Gloria Borger, contributing editor and columnist, U.S. News & World Report.
11/4: "The End of the Trail: What We Know." Election Day brown-bag lunch with Maralee Schwartz, Visiting Murrow Lecturer on the Practice of Press and Public Policy and former political editor at the Washington Post.
10/24: Shorenstein Center releases Journalism School Curriculum Enrichment, part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education.
10/21: "Newsroom of the Future: What's Working? What Isn't? Where Are We Headed?" Brown-bag lunch with Elizabeth Spayd, editor of Washingtonpost.com.
10/14: "The 2008 Road to the White House." Brown-bag lunch with Lynn Sweet, the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times and a former fellow at the Institute of Politics.
10/6: "The YouTube Election: The Impact of Online Video on Political Media." Brown-bag lunch with Steve Grove, head of news and politics at YouTube. Co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center and the Institute of Politics.
10/1: "Where We Are." Brown-bag lunch with Peter Hart, public-opinion analyst and chairman of Peter D. Hart Research Associates.
9/30: "Akamai: 'Clever and Cool' Innovations on the Internet." Brown-bag lunch with Paul Sagan, president and CEO of Akamai.
9/23: "The Unprecedented Political Developments of Campaign '08" Brown-bag lunch with Alex Castellanos, political media consultant at National Media and a fellow at the Institute of Politics.
9/19: "Governance vs. Laissez-Faire in Rebuilding New Orleans." Brown-bag lunch with Jed Horne, metro editor of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
9/16: "The Home Stretch: The Candidates and the Media." Brown-bag lunch with Mark Halperin, editor at large and senior political analyst for Time magazine.
8/31: "The Press and the Election: American Demographics," a panel discussion at the Republican National Convention with Dan Balz, the Washington Post; Gwen Ifill, PBS; William Kristol, the Weekly Standard; Bill Schneider, CNN; and Karen Tumulty, Time magazine.
8/27: "Old Media, New Media: Political Communication in Transition," an all-day conference co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center and the Political Communication section of the American Political Science Association. Panelists included Bruce Williams, Gadi Wolfsfeld, Michael X. Delli Carpini, and Marion Just.
8/24: "The Press and the Election: A Conversation with Sunday Morning TV Moderators," a panel discussion at the Democratic National Convention in Denver with Tom Brokaw, NBC News; Bob Schieffer, CBS News; and George Stephanopoulos, ABC News, and moderated by Judy Woodruff, PBS.
6/20: "The Future of Journalism," a two-day conference sponsored by Carnegie-Knight Task Force on the Future of Journalism Education.
4/29: Brown-bag lunch with Steve Clemons, publisher of the political blog, "The Washington Note," is a Senior Fellow and Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation.
4/24: "Of Spies and Spokesmen." Brown-bag lunch with Nicholas Daniloff, professor of journalism at Northeastern University and former foreign correspondent for U. S. News & World Report.
4/22: "A Political Reporter's Look at the 2008 Campaign." Brown-bag lunch with Jeanne Cummings, senior political correspondent at Politico.
4/15: "A Great Divide in a Historic Campaign." Brown-bag lunch with Ellen Goodman, syndicated columnist for the Washington Post Writers Group.
4/14: "Covering the Global Rise of Organised Crime." Brown-bag lunch with Misha Glenny, author and BBC correspondent.
4/11: "Media Tenor of the Presidential Campaign." Brown-bag lunch with Roland Schatz, president of Media Tenor Ltd, a provider of international media-content analysis.
4/9: The Shorenstein Center hosted a discussion for reporters on the state of the economy in New York City.
4/7: "The Arab and American Media: Communication Tool or Weapon of War?" Brown-bag lunch with Rami Khouri, editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper and an internationally syndicated political columnist.
4/3: "Why We're Financially Illiterate, and What Business Journalism, Especially on TV, Has to Do With It." Brown-bag lunch with Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
4/1: "Press Coverage of Global Warming." Brown-bag lunch with Ira Flatow, host of NPR's Science Friday.
3/19: Goldsmith Awards Seminar: "The Present and Future of Investigative Reporting." A panel discussion with Paul Steiger, winner of the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, the finalists and winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting: Joshua Kors, The Nation; Walt Bogdanich, the New York Times; Tom Dubocq, the Palm Beach Post; Loretta Tofani, the Salt Lake Tribune; Jo Becker, the Washington Post; Dana Priest and Anne Hull, the Washington Post.
3/18: "In Defense of Negativity in Politics." Brown-bag lunch with John Geer, winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Best Academic Book and professor of political science and public policy, Vanderbilt University.
3/13: "Kosovo at a Crossroads: Security, Politics, Development and the Media." Brown-bag lunch with Major General William Nash, U.S. Army (Ret.); Adjunct senior fellow for conflict prevention and director of the Military Fellows Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
3/11: "Newspapers in the Digital Age." Brown-bag lunch with Steve Coll, staff writer at the New Yorker and president and CEO of New America Foundation.
3/6: "The Presidential Nominating Process: Is the System Broken?" Brown-bag lunch with Tom Fiedler, Visiting Murrow Lecturer of the Practice of Press and Politics, and James Roosevelt, Jr., co-chair of the Rules and By-laws Committee of the Democratic National Committee.
3/4: "The Israel Defense Forces PR War." Brown-bag lunch with Jacob Dallal, formerly with the International Press Office for Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
3/3: "Politics 2008 — New Media, New Politics." Brown-bag lunch with Bill Kristol, the Weekly Standard; the New York Times; Fox News Channel and adjunct lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School.
2/20: "The 2008 Election: A Look at the Hispanic Vote." Brown-bag lunch with Sergio Bendixen, political pollster and analyst.
2/15: "Second-Guessing the New York Times." Brown-bag lunch with Clark Hoyt, the New York Times.
2/12: "Supreme Changes: Is the Media Changing the Supreme Court or Vice Versa?" Brown-bag lunch with Dhalia Lithwick, Slate.com.
2/7: Shorenstein Center announces fellows and visiting faculty for spring 2008.
2/6: "Reaching the Masses: Public Diplomacy Through U.S. International Communication." Brown-bag lunch with Steve Simmons, Broadcasting Board of Governors.
2/5: "The 'HawkEye' View of Campaign 2008." Brown-bag lunch with David Yepsen, Des Moines Register and Institute of Politics Fellow.