FOIA in the Digital Age

FOIA in the Digital Age

Friday, September 30, 2016, 9:00am-11:30 a.m.
Goodman Hall (Littauer 140), Harvard Kennedy School

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9:00-10:00 a.m.  Networking Breakfast 10:00-11:30 a.m.  Panel discussion Email and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is in the national news—and has become part of the fabric of the 2016 presidential race. FOIA has helped journalists break many important national…

Speaker Series: Zeynep Tufekci - Technology in Global Activism, Uprisings and Social Movements

Speaker Series: Zeynep Tufekci – Technology in Global Activism, Uprisings and Social Movements

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Taubman 275

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Zeynep Tufekci, a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, writes about the social impacts of technology. She is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, a faculty associate…

Speaker Series: Joy-Ann Reid

Speaker Series: Joy-Ann Reid

Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Taubman 275

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Joy Reid is the host of “AM Joy,” airing every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET on MSNBC. She is also the author of the 2015 book, “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide,” a…

Conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama

Conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama

Wednesday, October 12 - Thursday, October 13, 2016
Harvard Kennedy School, various locations

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The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School, along with the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy; and Hutchins Center for African & African American Research are proud…

Speaker Series: Amy Walter

Speaker Series: Amy Walter

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Taubman 275

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Amy Walter is the National Editor of The Cook Political Report where she provides analysis of the issues, trends and events that shape the political environment. Her weekly column appears at CookPolitical.com. Over the past 14 years, Amy Walter has…

Forum: Jose Antonio Vargas

Forum: Jose Antonio Vargas

Monday, October 24, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
JFK Jr. Forum, Littauer Building

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Jose Antonio Vargas is a journalist and filmmaker, and serves as the CEO of Define American and #EmergingUS. Jose was part of The Washington Post team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting for coverage of the…

Speaker Series: Tim Wu

Speaker Series: Tim Wu

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Taubman 275

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Tim Wu is an author, policy advocate, and professor at Columbia University, best known for coining the term “net neutrality.” In 2006, Scientific American named him one of 50 leaders in science and technology; in 2007, 01238 magazine listed him as one of Harvard’s…