Bob Schieffer

Speaker Series: Bob Schieffer – The 2016 Presidential Election

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor


In his first event as the new Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow, Bob Schieffer, one of America’s most honored and respected journalists, gives his expert analysis on the current status of the 2016 presidential election campaign. Bob Schieffer has been a…

Maziar Bahari

Maziar Bahari: Journalism Is Not A Crime

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6:00pm
JFK Jr. Forum


A discussion with Maziar Bahari, journalist, filmmaker and human rights activist, whose imprisonment in Iran was depicted in the Jon Stewart-directed film Rosewater. Open to the public. This event will also be livestreamed. Presented by the Harvard Institute of Politics…

Speaker Series: Jonathan Capehart - Civil Rights, Partisan Values and the Media

Speaker Series: Jonathan Capehart – Civil Rights, Partisan Values and the Media

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275


Jonathan Capehart is a member of The Washington Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog. He is also an MSNBC contributor, appearing regularly on Hardball and other dayside programs. Prior to joining The…

Peter Hamby

Speaker Series: Peter Hamby – Digital Media on the Campaign Trail

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275


Peter Hamby is Head of News at Snapchat, and a political contributor for CNN. Hamby is known as an early adopter of social media platforms, and as a Spring 2013 fellow at the Shorenstein Center, he authored “Did Twitter Kill…

Speaker Series: Kristen Soltis Anderson – The Selfie Vote: Can Republicans Win Millennials in 2016?

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275


Co-Sponsored by the Institute of Politics. Kristen Soltis Anderson is co-founder of Echelon Insights, an opinion research, data analysis and digital intelligence firm. She is author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep…

#Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge

Friday, October 9, 2015, 5:00-7:00pm
JFK Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School


The #Tech4Democracy Showcase and Challenge welcomes all civic tech start-ups and anyone interested in learning more about civic tech. Hosted by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center, the spirit of the event is collaborative and…

Speaker Series: Nikole Hannah-Jones

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275


Nikole Hannah-Jones is an award-winning investigative reporter who recently joined The New York Times Magazine as a staff writer, covering topics such as civil rights and racial injustice. Prior to joining the Times, Hannah-Jones worked at ProPublica covering civil rights with a focus on…