In the News

2014

The Boston Globe reviews the new book by Ron Suskind, former A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence: ‘Life, Animated’ by Ron Suskind
Joshua Partlow, former Fellow, in The Washington Post: Impatient Afghan candidates are counting their own votes
Former Visiting Assistant Professor Zephyr Teachout in The Washington Post: The Supreme Court leaves a void in campaign finance law
Remembering Jonathan Schell, 1943–2014: The former Fellow was an outstanding journalist, and a dear friend of the Shorenstein Center. Here are tributes from his friends and colleagues:

Jill Dougherty, Spring 2014 Fellow, writes in Politico about Putin's background and motivation: Putin on the Couch: A Shrewd Strategist
Jonathan Moore, Shorenstein Center Associate, on WBUR's Cognoscenti: In A Polarized Age, What Does 'We The People' Really Mean?
HKS Lecturer Jeffrey Seglin received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Bethany College, and spoke at its celebration of 174 years as a small college of national distinction: Harvard Lecturer and Ethicist Jeffrey Seglin Addresses Bethany College Community at Founder’s Day
Former Fellow Ted Gup in The Guardian: The CIA likes to write its own rules, but spying on Congress crosses a new line
Jill Dougherty, Spring 2014 Fellow, in CNN: Vladimir Putin's media strategy in the spotlight
Ron Suskind, Former A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence, in The New York Times: Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney
Former Fellow Melinda Henneberger in The Washington Post: Sen. McCaskill’s military sexual-assault bill is meatier than advertised
Former Fellow Elizabeth Becker in the LA Times: For Cambodia, an Oscar nod means much more than box-office gold
Clay Shirky, former Visiting Murrow Lecturer, in Politico Magazine: TV Is Dead. Now What?
In Reuters, former Fellow David Rohde: Ukraine draws Obama into Putin's long game
Matthew Nisbet, 2012 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, published a co-authored study at PLOS ONE and writes about the study at The Conversation UK: Opinions about scientific advances blur party/political lines.
Ellen Mickiewicz, former Visiting Lombard Professor, writes in Foreign Affairs about the Russian television coverage of the Olympics: If It Bleeds, It Leads: How Ukraine Is Upending Putin's Olympics Media Strategy
Former Fellow Nina Easton writes in Foreign Affairs about how Saudi women are taking their place in the workplace: Saudi Women Find a Way
Spring 2014 Fellow Robert Lenzner in Forbes: MIT's Robert Solow Dukes It Out With Harvard's Greg Mankiw Over The One Percent
Tara McKelvey in BBC News: Sochi security clampdown could store up trouble
In The Washington Post, former Fellow Melinda Henneberger: Can data breaches be prevented? Congress and companies answer: For now, no.
Former Fellow Seth Mnookin in Slate: Why Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Is So Scary
A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence Diane McWhorter moderated a panel with Lucia Allais, Robert M. Edsel and Matt Damon (via Skype) to discuss the new movie The Monuments Men.: New screen role for Matt Damon at Harvard
Former Fellow Trudy Lieberman compares the health care systems in Canada and the U.S.: Canadian Health Care: Separating Opinion From Fact
John Wihbey, Managing Editor for Journalist's Resource at the Shorenstein Center, reflects on one year after the death of Aaron Swartz: Aaron Swartz and the cause of openness

2013

Harvard Kennedy School announced an ambitious new fellowship in honor of developer and philanthropist Walter Shorenstein and a name change for the Shorenstein Center. A gift of $5 million from Doug and Lydia Shorenstein to Harvard University will be used to fund the new Walter Shorenstein Fellowship in Media and Democracy.
Fall 2013 Fellow Lee Aitken writes in The Atlantic that a "patchwork of vague and lax campaign-finance regulations mean hundreds of millions of dollars changed hands in 2012 with no one tracking them": There's No Way to Follow the Money
A collaboration of the Nieman Journalism Lab and Journalist's Resource highlights the best of 2013: Interrogating the network: The year in social media research
A profile of Gannett CEO Gracia Martore in the Wall Street Journal features Shorenstein Center associate Marion Just as mentor extraordinaire: Remaking the News
Thomas E. Patterson's new book, Informing the News, featured in the Harvard Gazette: Hard-pressed: Why it’s time, author says, for journalism to raise its intellectual standards
Former Fellow Tara McKelvey writes for the BBC about the U.S. response to Nelson Mandela's death: Mandela death: Americans shaped by his words and actions
Former Fellow Hendrik Hertzberg in The New Yorker: Mandela's Electoral Legacy
Spring 2013 Fellow Peter Hamby on CNN.com: The biggest campaign moments of 2013
The Christian Science Monitor reviews The Boy Detective, a new book by former Visiting Murrow Professor Roger Rosenblatt.
Former Fellow Jeff Madrick in U.S. News & World Report: Raising Interest Rates Now Would Be a Tragic Error
Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, shares reflections on NECN's Broadside: The legacy of JFK
Former Fellow Hendrik Hertzberg reflects in The New Yorker about working for the Harvard Crimson on this day, 50 years ago: Friday, November 22, 1963
Shorenstein Center Director Alex S. Jones spoke with Norman Pearlstine at a Media Minds series about the media industry in the digital age: Time Inc. CCO’s Biggest Concerns for the Industry: Serious and Local Journalism. Watch the video.
Eric Pooley, former Fellow, writes for the Environmental Defense Fund: Colorado’s proposal shows what it takes to make progress on climate
Former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta reports in The Atlantic that childless couples and empty nesters might have to pay more under the ACA: The Hidden Marriage Penalty in Obamacare
Joshua Partlow, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, writes in The Washington Post about soda and snack firms battling obesity crusaders in Mexico: Mexico's soda companies fear junk-food tax
David Rohde, former Fellow, in Reuters: A year after Sandy, New York’s inequality grows
In Fortune magazine, former Fellow Nina Easton: A 'Buffett Rule' GOP leaders should heed
Former Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford writes in Bloomberg about the rollout of HealthCare.gov.: The U.S. Needs a Tech-Smart Government
Matthew Baum, Kalb Professor of Global Communication, writes in the Huffington Post about the implications of the budget standoff: Reflections on the Budget Standoff: How a Political Conflict Becomes an Institutional Crisis
Fall 2013 Fellow Joe Klein in Time magazine: Baby Boomers Ruined The Government
The Toronto Star reviews Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country by former Fellow Diane Francis.
Alex S. Jones, Shorenstein Center Director, addressed a group of Harvard alumni in Seattle: The Stupidity Effect & the CIO
Thomas E. Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, will deliver the Rothbaum Distinguished Lectures on the theme “Feeding the Fire: The Media’s Role in Party Polarization” at The University of Oklahoma.
Karen Rothmyer, former Fellow, in The Nation: Reflections on the Kenya Terror Attack
Matthew Baum, Kalb Professor of Global Communication, in Al Jazeera America: Obama's good fortune on Syria
Former Fellow Peter Maass writes an in-depth New York Times report on the filmmaker who reported the Snowden leaks: How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets
Alex S. Jones, Shorenstein Center Director: The Sales of The Boston Globe and The Washington Post
Nicco Mele, Adjunct Lecturer: Bezos a false Messiah for old media
Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy: The future of Boston Globe, Washington Post
Susan Crawford, former Visiting Stanton Professor: Jeff Bezos Can Make Newspapers Profitable
Spring 2013 Fellows John Huey, Martin Nisenholtz and Paul Sagan discuss the collision of the print and digital worlds at the 2013 Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado: Is print dead or not?
In The Atlantic, former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta reports on the former governor's first campaign appearance since announcing his bid for New York City comptroller: Eliot Spitzer Buys Some Honey
Shorenstein Center associate Jonathan Moore in WBUR's Cognoscenti: The Single Greatest Moral Challenge We Face
Former Fellow Nazila Fathi reports for CNN on the results of Iran's recent election: Iran's popular new leader is no reformist
Former Fellow Richard Sobel offers insights on CNN.com about immigration reform: New ID rules would threaten citizens' rights
A new Afterword to former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon's book Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom is strikingly relevant in light of the NSA scandal.
Former Fellow David Rohde in Reuters: Obama's overdue reckoning on secrecy
In Reuters, former Fellow Zachary KarabellObama and Xi’s weekend getaway
New book Captive Audience by former Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford is reviewed by David Carr in The New York Times: Telecom’s Big Players Hold Back the Future.
Shorenstein Center Director Alex S. Jones discusses the AP probe on WBZ Boston.
The Shorenstein Center awarded HKS student Alexandra Raphel with a special summer internship in Pakistan. Follow her reporting here.
Fall 2011 Fellow Vivek Kundra featured in Forbes' "The Beyond CIO Series": From First Ever Federal CIO To Business Development Executive
In The New York Times, former Fellow David RohdeStart-Up Diplomacy
Tara McKelvey in BBC News: When people disappear, investigators scramble for clues
Jeffrey Seglin in The Los Angeles Times: Signs of our times
Bill Mitchell in WBUR's Cognoscenti: After the Marathon Bombings, Getting Back to 'OK'
Richard Parker in The Nation: After Boston: The Banality of Shock and Sentiment
Melinda Henneberger in The Washington Post: Boston unlocked, blessedly free to criticize
Tara McKelvey in BBC News: Tamerlan Tsarnaev: A lone wolf between two worlds
Seth Mnookin in The New Yorker: At the Scene
Renée Loth in The Boston Globe: Covering the front line, at home
James Carroll in The Boston Globe: Moral order gained, then lost
Zachary Karabell in Reuters: After Boston, a new, more balanced outrage
Tara McKelvey in BBC News: FBI probes Boston 'terror' blasts
Nicco Mele, HKS adjunct lecurer, discusses his new book on PBS NewsHour: 'The End of Big' Argues That Technology Helps The Little Guy. The book was also reviewed in Fortune magazine.
Congratulations to former Fellow Deborah Amos on winning this prestigious and well-deserved award: NPR Wins Peabody Award For Coverage Of Conflict In Syria
Former Visiting Lombard Lecturer and inaugural Salant Lecturer Anthony Lewis was a dear friend of the Shorenstein Center and will be missed: Anthony Lewis, Who Transformed Coverage of the Supreme Court, Dies at 85. Click here to read his Salant Lecture.
On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, former Fellow Tara McKelvey looks at how movies have sought to portray soldiers' experiences: Iraq, camera, action: Films struggle with war's legacy
Former Fellow Deborah Amos reports for NPR's Morning Edition about a computer software engineer trying to develop a robot that will help extract sniper victims in Syria: Syrian Cyber-Rebel Wages War, One Hack At A Time
Journalism School Deans support recommendations made today by the Council on Foundations for the IRS on how to make it easier for digital news startups to achieve nonprofit status: Carnegie-Knight Initiative Issues Statement about Nonprofit Status for News Organizations
Dietram A. Scheufele, former Fellow, in The New York Times on the unintended effects of reader commentary on newspaper websites: This Story Stinks
Former Fellow Sylvia Poggioli of NPR reports on the final day of Benedict's papacy: Pope Benedict Leaves a Church Mired in Crises
Susan Crawford, former Fellow, joins Bill Moyers to discuss how our government has allowed a few powerful media conglomerates to put profit ahead of the public interest — rigging the rules, raising prices, and stifling competition: Susan Crawford on Why U.S. Internet Access is Slow, Costly, and Unfair
Former Fellow Elizabeth Becker writes about Hillary Clinton's legacy as Secretary of State: Global development’s star player hangs up her jersey
Jeff Seglin, lecturer in public policy and director of the HKS Communications Program, was listed as a top thought leader for 2013: Trust Across America Names Top 100 Thought Leaders
Karen Rothmyer, Fall 2010 Fellow, finished a two-year term as the first public editor of the Nairobi Star and has been awarded a visiting fellowship at Wolfson College at Cambridge University to research the value of news ombudsmen around the world.
Advisory Board Member Richard Tofel analyzes the president's speech in ProPublica: For Obama, More Prose than Poetry in Second Inaugural
Mark McKinnon, former Fellow, gives his perspective in The Daily Beast on the inaugural address: Obama’s Moment to Call Us to a Greater Collective Commitment
Former Fellow Walter Shapiro argues that the Republican leaders deserve credit "for bringing the anti-tax Republicans back from the brink": The courage of Boehner and McConnell: No, they’re not Lincolns. But they did something good.
In Foreign Policy, former Fellow Nazila Fathi writes about Iran's leaders signaling a willingness to come back to the negotiating table: Feeling the Pain in Tehran
Neal Gabler, former Fellow, in The Philadelphia Inquirer: Abraham Lincoln: Cliff diver

2012

Former Fellow Bob Calo teaches students at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism to run digital news sites: Richmond Confidential a class by itself
Advisory Board Member Richard Tofel in the Nieman Journalism Lab: ProPublica: Why we use Creative Commons licenses on our stories
Former Fellow Peter Maass in The Atlantic: Don't Trust 'Zero Dark Thirty'
Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford in Wired: It’s Time to Fix the Pitifully Slow, Expensive Internet Access in the U.S.
Former Visiting Murrow Professor Clay Shirky has a new report from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School: Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present
In The Atlantic, former Fellow Zachary Karabell: The Bipolar Economy: If Consumers Are Happy, Why Is Business So Miserable?
Fall Fellow Tara McKelvey reports in The Daily Beast on America’s former ambassador to Pakistan and his battle with the CIA over drones: A Former Ambassador to Pakistan Speaks Out
Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford in Bloomberg: Why Cell Phones Went Dead After Hurricane Sandy
Martha Joynt Kumar, former Fellow, in The Baltimore Sun: Six keys to Obama's second term
Jeff Seglin, Communications Program Director, writes in The Chicago Tribune about the ethics of waiving a voter recount: How Florida helps us think about what's right
Dan Okrent, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in Constitution Daily: Why marijuana prohibition isn’t currently working
In Harvard Business Review, former Fellow Eric Pooley: A Business-Friendly Climate Agenda for Obama's Second Term
In his latest column, Shorenstein Fellow Matthew Nisbet discusses the now iconic status of Nate Silver: In Obsessing Over Polls and Models, We All Lose
Susan Crawford, Visiting Stanton Professor, in the Huffington Post: The Two Key Investments to Build Back Better Post-Sandy
Former Fellow William Powers writes in the Huffington Post about how "Twitter and Facebook have emerged as lively complements to polls": Beyond Polls
In the Columbia Journalism Review, former Fellow Walter Shapiro: Three questions about campaign coverage
Former Fellow Hendrik Hertzberg in The New Yorker: Hurricane Sandy and the 2012 Election
Neal Gabler, former Fellow, in Reuters: Vote is referendum on the New Deal
Shorenstein Center Fellow Tara McKelvey reviews a new book by Mark Bowden in The New York Times Sunday Book Review: Closing In: Review of ‘The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden’
A new exhibition at the National Constitution Center, "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," curated by former Fellow Dan Okrent, reviewed in The New York Times: A Look at Prohibition, Hardly Dry
Former Fellow Renée Loth discusses political rumblings after the second Presidential Debate in The Boston Globe: A spirited night for both Romney and Obama
Garance Franke-Ruta, former Fellow, in The Atlantic: Binders Full of Women: A Meme That Means Something
Before the first Presidential Debate, Shorenstein Center Director Alex S. Jones writes in the Huffington Post about the stage dynamics of campaign politics: Politics as Theater: In Search of Authenticity
Spring 2012 Fellow Nazila Fathi interviews Shirin Ebadi, Iran's leading human rights activist, in Foreign Policy: How to Save the Regime in Tehran
From the forthcoming book by Former Visiting Murrow Professor Evan Thomas, Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World: The Brilliant Prudence of Dwight Eisenhower
A study recently published by Fellow Matthew Nisbet spotlighted in a report on NPR's All Things Considered: When Heat Kills: Global Warming As Public Health Threat
Advisory Board member Howard Gardner in The Washington Post on the Harvard cheating scandal: When ambition trumps ethics
Former Fellow David Rohde in The Atlantic: Our Responsibility to Continue Ambassador Chris Stevens' Mission
In The Jerusalem Post, former Fellow Eytan Gilboa: Mixed messages in US-Israel dispute over Iran
New book by Daniel Goleman and former Fellow Lisa Bennett: Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence
Susan Crawford, Visiting Stanton Lecturer, in Wired magazine: What's Good for Verizon and AT&T Is Terrible for American Consumers
A new paper by former Fellow Eric Pooley looks at the benefits and concerns of fracking: Natural Gas – A Briefing Paper For Candidates
Former Fellow Jeff Madrick in Salon: “Romney Hood” recalls Reagan
Zachary Karabell, former Fellow, in The Daily Beast: Ryan Budget Plan Sounds Good But Lacks Substance
In Foreign Policy, former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon: The United Nations and the Internet: It's Complicated
Deborah Amos, former Fellow, in Slate: Could This Man Lead Syria After Assad?
Jeff Madrick, former Fellow, in The New York Times: A Big Banker’s Belated Change of Heart
Former Fellow Nina Easton in Fortune: America's new work ethic?
Trudy Lieberman, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, with a beat memo for reporters in the Columbia Journalism Review: Medicare and misinformation
In The Boston Globe, former Fellow Neal Gabler: Denial of reality on the right
Former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta in The Atlantic on the "chilling familiarity" of mass casualty stories in America: Aurora and the Template of Our Grief
Michael Tomasky, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Daily Beast: Death Imitates Art
Former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta in The Atlantic on the impact of the Supreme Court's historic decision: Health Care and the Facts-on-the-Ground Presidency
America the Philosophical, a new book by former Fellow Carlin Romano, reviewed in The New York Times.
The Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism hosted deans and representatives from journalism schools across the country to discuss how to support public interest reporting: J-schools Convene to Address Information Gaps
Former Visiting Murrow Lecturer Clay Shirky speaks with Ryan Tate of Wired: On Bubbles, Facebook, and Playing for Keeps: 10 Questions With Clay Shirky
Steve Coll on the benefits of blending academic research and journalistic intuition in an interview with Journalist's Resource: Research chat: Steve Coll of The New Yorker and the New America Foundation
In Fortune, former Fellow Nina Easton: Angela Ahrendts: The secrets behind Burberry's growth
Fall 1996 Fellow Nachman Shai in Jeruselem Post: The good fence?
Sylvia Poggioli, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, reports on NPR's Morning Edition about the gap in Greek's electorate: The Euro Question Divides Greeks Ahead Of Election
In the Atlantic, former Fellow David Rohde: It's Time for Obama to Lead From the Front on Syria—Here's How
Spring 2012 Fellow Nina Easton argues in Fortune that "a regulated Internet regime would disrupt the global free flow of information and commerce." Where's the outcry on the U.N. push to regulate the Internet?
Former Fellow Vivek Kundra featured in an article about the role of technology in government reform during his service in the Obama administration: Kundra: Bring People the Customer Experience They Expect
Old Jews Telling Jokes, a new play by former Fellow Dan Okrent, reviewed in The New York Times and Variety.
Spring 2004 Shorenstein Center Fellow has been named a William T. Patten Lecturer at Indiana University. She will deliver two lectures in Bloomington, IN, in October: ICA Fellow and past President Barbie Zelizer named Patten Lecturer
Former Fellow Deborah Amos in NPR News: Largely Unseen, Syria Carries Out Arrest Campaign
In The Atlantic, former Fellow David Rohde: The Lesson of JP Morgan's $2 Billion Loss: Break Up the Big Banks
Micah Sifry, Visiting Murrow Lecturer, featured on NPR's Morning Edition: That New Friend You Made On Facebook? He Might Be Named Mitt Or Barack
Shorenstein Center Fellow Nina Easton writes in CNN Money about what the rich "are doing right": Don't blame the 1% for America's pay gap
In The New York Times, former Fellow Vivek Kundra: Salesforce Moves Into the Government Cloud and Social
Susan Crawford, Visiting Stanton Professor, in Bloomberg: When We Wage Cyberwar, the Whole Web Suffers
Walter Shapiro, former Fellow: My personal John Edwards trial: how he fooled me, and what I learned
Shorenstein Center Fellow Nina Easton writes in Fortune magazine about the "change in the air" for women executives, entrepreneurs and executives: The real revolution in the Middle East: Women in business
Susan Crawford, Visiting Stanton Professor, quoted in CNN Tech: "Experts: Most people will make purchases via phones by 2020″
In Foreign Policy, former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon: "The Not-So-Great Firewall of China"
Former Visiting Murrow Lecturer Clay Shirky speaks with 2012 Goldsmith Career Award Winner Alan Rusbridger: "Clay Shirky on new technology"
Jeffrey Seglin, Communications Program Director, on Ireland's RTE News: "Viewers need change after RTÉ mistakes"
Fall 2002 Fellow Jonathan Schell in The Nation: Thinking the Unthinkable on Iran
Rebecca MacKinnon, former Fellow, in Foreign Policy: Fighting the Great Firewall of Pakistan
In The New York Times, former Fellow Jason DeParle: The Puzzle of Measuring Poverty
Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford featured in The Next Web: TNW interviews Internet policy visionary Susan Crawford
The Harvard Gazette features Tom Patterson and Alex Jones in an article about Journalist's Resource, the Shorenstein Center's research tool for knowledge-based journalism: Academia, meet the press
Matthew Baum, Kalb Professor of Global Communication, quoted in The New Yorker: The Unpersuaded: Who listens to a President?
In GlobalPost, Fellow Nazila Fathi: Iran: What the parliamentary elections mean
Deborah Amos, former Fellow, on NPR: Aid Group's Role In Syria Pushes Limits
Former Fellow Cristine Russell in the Columbia Journalism Review: Pessimism Reigns a Year After Fukushima
Fall 2011 Fellow Renée Loth in The Boston Globe on the misconception of entitlement and opportunity: Bootstraps bunkum
Beth Knobel, former Shorenstein Fellow, in The Huffington Post: "What You May Not Have Heard About Putin's Election"
A new documentary film produced by former Shorenstein Center Fellow Yinka Adeyemi. Filmed in Chad, Ghana, and Nigeria, the documentary includes stark reminders of the changing climate's impact on vulnerable people: "The Gods Must Be Angry"
Jeff Seglin, Communications Program Director, in London Free Press: "Onus on stores to close loophole on perks"
Visiting Murrow Lecturer Micah Sifry in TechPresident: "Andrew Breitbart, Who Pushed the Edge of Online Political Journalism, Has Died"
A special Harvard Crimson interview with the Shorenstein Center's Spring 2012 Fellow: "15 Questions with Nazila Fathi"
David Rohde, former Fellow, in Foreign Policy: "The Obama Doctrine"
Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford in Wired: "Geo-Location, Geo-Location, Geo-Location: The Tragedy of Lightsquared"
Shorenstein Center former Fellow and political activist recently arrested and released: "Sinduhije arrest part of systematic harassment of Burundi regime critics"
Former Fellow James O'Shea featured in The New York Times: "News Nonprofit in Chicago to Suspend Operations"
David Carr in The New York Times shares insights about online and offline friendships: "My Dinner With Clay Shirky [former Visiting Murrow Lecturer], and What I Learned About Friendship"
Former Fellow Michael Goldfarb remembers Anthony Shadid: "Anthony Shadid, the best of his generation, has died"
Fred Wertheimer, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in CNN: "Super PACs a disaster for democracy"
Spring 2012 Fellow Nina Easton in Fortune: "Harvard biz alums have a job lesson for the U.S."
Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford in Bloomberg on how America is falling behind in Internet availability: "The Case for Publicly Owned Internet Service"
Nicco Mele, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, in The American Prospect explains how Facebook's latest move leaves many with more questions than answers: "What to Make of Facebook's IPO"
Former Fellow William Powers quoted in an NPR story about cable news versus new media: "For Election News, Voters Still Turn To Old Media"
Hendrik Hertzberg, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The New Yorker: "The Debate Debate"
Fall 2011 Fellow Neal Gabler, in The Boston Globe, looks back at Carter and Kennedy's roles in the 1980 presidential election: "The liberal case against Obama"
HKS Alum Carrie Sheffield writes in The Washington Post about her experience in the Mormon church: "A Mormon church in need of reform"
Jonathan Moore, Shorenstein Center associate, in GlobalPost: "US needs popular support for viable foreign policy"
In Time magazine, former Fellow Mark Halperin: "The Once and Future Front Runner: Why Romney Is Winning in Florida and What Comes Next"
A new book by Rebecca MacKinnon, former Fellow, reviewed on NPR's Morning Edition: "'Consent' Asks: Who Owns The Internet?"
Shorenstein Center Fellow Nina Easton writes in Fortune magazine about the need for discussion of taxes, "without the politically-opportune myths": "It's time for an honest tax debate"
Former Fellow Geoff Cowan quoted in The New York Times: "A Retreat for the Rich and Powerful Is Opening Its Doors to the World"
Nazila Fathi, spring 2012 Fellow, called Iran a "country of contrasts for 30 years" in her speech about its supreme leader at the January meeting of the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations: "Fathi speaks on Iran's supreme leader after the 2009 uprising"
In The New Yorker, former Fellow Hendrik Hertzberg: "Perry's Good Idea"
Susan Crawford, Visiting Stanton Professor, in Bloomberg View on "the Internet's watershed political moment," and Google's role in it : "Google Plays Both Sides in the Web Piracy Fight"
Neal Gabler, former Fellow, in The New York Times: "One Percent Education"
Former Fellow Michael Tomasky in The Daily Beast: "Newt's Fury Triumphs in South Carolina Primary"
In The Boston Globe, former Fellow Ellen Goodman: "Assault on reproductive rights"
Spring 2012 Visiting Murrow Lecturer Micah Sifry writes a Personal Democracy Media Editorial in TechPresident about why PIPA and SOPA should be defeated: "Why We're Against PIPA/SOPA And For the Internet"
Former Fellow Eric Pooley in U.S. News: "U.S. Can't Walk Away From Clean Energy Subsidies"
Vivek Kundra, Fall 2011 Shorenstein Center Fellow and former U.S. Chief Information Officer, has been hired as an executive for the cloud computing firm Salesforce.comSalesforce.com.
Jeff Seglin, Communications Program director, included in Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior. Seglin was selected by Trust Across America based on "extensive and positive contribution to building trust in business."
Fall 2011 Fellow Renée Loth in The Boston Globe: "What a difference 40 years makes — or not"
Spring 2012 Visiting Murrow Lecturer Micah Sifry writes for CNN as part of a series of "Campaign Tech" articles that will run through 2012 and explore technology's role in the presidential election: "Why social media couldn't predict the Iowa race"
Spring 2012 Visiting Stanton Professor Susan Crawford in Bloomberg Businessweek: "Name-Calling on the Internet Is Serious Business"
Former Fellow Julia Baird in The New York Times: "Women of Steel"

2011

Moshe Negbi, 1997 Fall Fellow, in Haaretz: "Israel on way to becoming only 'democracy' without free press"
Spring 2004 Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon writes in The New York Times about how firewall legislation could infringe on free speech: "Stop the Great Firewall of America"
HKS Alum Aarti Shahani's first radio piece on NPR's All Things Considered: "'Farmville' Makers Putting Stock In Virtual Goods"
Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, in The Boston Globe: "Papandreou's fall: A desperate attempt to save Greece failed, and at high cost"
Shorenstein Center Associate Marion Just discusses the issue of same-day registration for voters in The New York Times: "Should Voting Be Mandatory?"
HKS Alum Mattea Kramer's News21 summer project published in Kaiser Health News: "Food-Safety Issues Abound Near U.S. Capitol"
Zachary Karabell, former Fellow, in The Daily Beast: "Wall Street Is Shrinking"
In The New Yorker, former Fellow Hendrik Hertzberg: "Occupational Hazards"
Shorenstein Center Fellow Mark McKinnon quoted in The New York Times: "Can Obama 2012 Replicate Bush 2004?"
Former Fellow Jim Sleeper quotes from the Center's 25th anniversary events in a Dissent magazine article: "Markets, Media, and the Occupiers"
Nazila Fathi, who will join the Shorenstein Center as a Spring 2012 Fellow, reviews Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival by Maziar Bahari in the Fall 2011 issue of Nieman Reports: "A reporter's story of Evin prison after the 2009 Iranian uprising."
Fall 1995 Fellow Pearl Stewart encourages student journalists at institutions with struggling or nonexistent media to "never give up": "Maintaining Journalism Tradition, Education at HBCUs"
In the Columbia Journalism Review, former Fellow Cristine Russell reflects on the folding of The Washington Star: "Still Seeing Stars after Thirty Years"
Incoming Fall Fellow Renée Loth writes in The Boston Globe about the Self Employed Women's Association: "The fast track to change"
In a Harvard Kennedy School interview, Thomas E. Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press, provides perspective on the UK phone hacking scandal.
A New York Times article about incoming Fall Fellow Vivek Kundra: "White House Names a New Chief of Information Technology"
8/2: In The Daily Beast, former Fellow Zachary Karabell: "Debt Debacle Hangover"
8/2: Former Fellow Trudy Lieberman in Time: "Hit by the Fine Print: Three Ways the Debt Deal Could Hurt Seniors on Medicare"
7/31: On CNN, former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon: "Our Web freedom at the mercy of tech giants"
7/30: Walter Shapiro, former Fellow, on CNN: "Bygone patriots and the end of political courage"
7/26: Robert Picard, former Fellow, in Forbes: "Book Publishers Challenged by Distribution Problems"
7/24: In New York magazine, former Fellow Seth Mnookin: "The Kingdom and the Paywall"
7/20: Fall 2011 Fellow Vivek Kundra quoted in The New York Times: "U.S. to Close 800 Computer Data Centers"
7/18: Author James Carroll on the role of a Shorenstein Center Fellowship in his life and work: Video
7/18: Advisory Board member Howard Gardner in The Washington Post: "To improve U.S. education, it's time to treat teachers as professionals"
7/18: Former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon at TEDGlobal: "Let's take back the Internet!"
7/11: In the Columbia Journalism Review, former Fellow Trudy Lieberman: "Joe Lieberman and His Medicare Gift"
7/11: Nolan Bowie, Shorenstein Center Lecturer, discusses the global digital divide, the future of the Internet and how the Internet should be regulated on WGBH's "María Hinojosa: One-on-One"
7/7: Shorenstein Center Director Alex S. Jones quoted in the LA Times and Lecturer Jeff Seglin quoted in The New York Times.
7/2: Zachary Karabell, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in Time magazine: "What Would the Founding Fathers Say About the National Debt? Don't Default"
6/27: Marvin Kalb, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice Emeritus, on NPR's All Things Considered, about how the shadow of Vietnam affected Obama's approach to Afghanistan: "Shadow Of Vietnam May Impact Tactic In Afghanistan"
6/27: Former Fellow Rory O'Connor in OpEd News: "Jose Antonio Vargas Is an American Hero"
6/22: Shorenstein Center Lecturer Richard Parker interviewed on WGBH, NPR's Boston affiliate: "Could The Greek Debt Bailout Affect The U.S. Economy?"
6/21: In a CBS News video, Christian Science Monitor reporter and former Shorenstein Center Fellow Jill Carroll gives her first public account of her 82-day ordeal as a hostage: "Jill Carroll on Kidnapping"
6/7: In the Atlantic, former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta gives four conditions that would make it easier for the New York Democrat to retain his House seat: "How Anthony Weiner Could Survive"
6/2: A study in Mass Communication and Society by Former Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele found that the more people perceive media to be biased, the less they trust government leaders to help citizens: "The Role of Perceptions of Media Bias in General and Issue-Specific Political Participation"
5/25: Former Fellow Zachary Karabell's take on the Arab Spring and G8 in The New York Times: "On the Heels of Revolution, Economic Realities Arrive."
5/6: Shorenstein Center Fellow Wajahat S. Khan speaks in the Forum about the death of bin Laden: "Experts Express Concern of Retaliation for Bin Laden Killing"
5/4: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow Michael Tomasky in The Daily Beast on Obama's visit to the Twin Towers site: "Ground Zero's Politics Are Over"
5/3: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow David Rohde in The New York Times: "Pakistan Pushes Back Against U.S. Criticism on Bin Laden"
5/2: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow Connie Chung comments on Lara Logan's first interview since being attacked while reporting in Egypt.
4/14: Shorenstein Center Director and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Alex S. Jones receives the 2011 DeWitt Carter Reddick Award from The University of Texas at Austin College of Communication, recognizing achievements in the field of communication. He will accept the award and give a keynote speech entitled, "Wikileaks, Facebook and Us: Why Professional Journalism Still Matters."
4/12: In The New Yorker, former Fellow Peter Maass writes about political icons during revolutions: "Toppling Dictators in the YouTube Age"
4/11: Pippa Norris, Shorenstein faculty member, receives the 2011 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, awarded for contributing innovative ideas about the relevance and roots of political culture in a global context.
3/18: A review in The New York Times of former Fellow James Carroll's new book, Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World
3/15: Spring 2006 Fellow Cristine Russell writes in The Atlantic about the unfolding crisis: "10 Critical Questions About Japan's Nuclear Crisis"
3/9: Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter and longtime Shorenstein Center Advisory Board member, David Broder, has died at the age of 81. Broder delivered the Theodore H. White Lecture at the Shorenstein Center in 1998. Click here to read the transcript (PDF). Former Fellow Walter Shapiro writes about Broder in Politics Daily: "David Broder, the Best Boy on the Campaign Bus, Dies at 81."
3/7: Shorenstein Center Adjunct Lecturer Nicco Mele on Social Media, Technology and Government: Watch the video or read the full text of the interview
3/1: At a recent Clean Energy & the Media Seminar, Alan Boyle, science editor for MSNBC.com, and Bryan Walsh, senior writer and environment columnist for Time magazine, addressed the challenges they face in reporting new energy technologies: "The Long Road to Electric Cars: Green Hope or Media Hype?"
2/21: Deborah Mathis, Fall 2000 Shorenstein Center Fellow, writes in Afro magazine about a new poll by The Washington Post, Kaiser Family Foundation and Harvard University: "Blacks Optimistic? Call It a Survival Tactic"
2/18: The New Yorker reviews Hamlet's Blackberry by William Powers, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, and quotes Clay Shirky, former Visiting Murrow Lecturer: "The Information: How the Internet gets inside us"
2/16: David Rohde, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, is the inaugural recipient of the Frank McCulloch Courage in Journalism Award.
2/14: Former Fellow Rebecca Mackinnon quoted in a New York Times article: "U.S. Policy to Address Internet Freedom"
2/8: Goldsmith winners and finalists announced: Frank Rich, The New York Times, is the Career Award winner and will give a keynote address at the Goldsmith Award Ceremony on March 7.
2/2: Fall 1996 Fellow Nachman Shai in the Jeruselem Post: "A Battle Already Lost"
2/2: In GlobalPost, former Fellow Michael Goldfarb: "Don't fear the Muslim Brotherhood"
HKS graduate and Shorenstein Center scholarship awardee Ellen Knickmeyer in Foreign Policy: "Just Whose Side Are Arab Armies On, Anyway?"
1/26: On NPR's All Things Considered, former Fellow Deborah Amos: "Social Media Revolution Hits Saudi Arabia"
1/23: Former Fellow Carlin Romano in The Chronicle Review: "Us vs. Them: Good News from the Ancients!"
1/20: Trudy Lieberman, former Fellow, in the Columbia Journalism Review: "Repealing the Health Law"
1/13: HKS Alum John Heilemann in New York magazine's Daily Intel: "Obama's Moral Challenge"
1/11: Spring 2004 Fellow Seth Mnookin's new book, The Panic Virus, explores the controversies over vaccines and their rumored connection to developmental disorders. Read reviews in The Boston Globe, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and NPR's All Things Considered.
1/10: Responding to the shootings in Arizona, former Fellow Michael Goldfarb in GlobalPost: "World reacts to Gabrielle Giffords shooting" and Advisory Board member Albert Hunt in Bloomberg: "Shooting Shows Dark Side of U.S. Exceptionalism"
1/8: Former Fellow Tracy Kidder quoted in a Boston Globe article about Tom White: "Rich beyond counting with compassion for the poor"
1/6: Barbie Zelizer, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, interviewed in Slate about her new book, About To Die: How News Images Move the Public
1/4: Former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta in The Atlantic: "Meet the First Filibusters: The 16th and 17th Century Pirates of the Caribbean"
1/3: On NPR's All Things Considered, former Fellow Deborah Amos discusses new findings about young Iraqis' attitudes on religion and politics: "Wide Gulf Divides Iraqi Youth from Older Generation"
1/10: Spring 2010 Fellow Peter Maass in The New Yorker about the day in 2003 when Saddam Hussein's statue was pulled down in Baghdad: "The Toppling: How the Media Inflated a Minor Moment in a Long War." Maass's article was also featured in Salon: "John Burns' 'Ministering Angels' and 'Liberators.'"

2010
12/20: Visiting Murrow Lecturer Clay Shirky in Foreign Affairs: "The Political Power of Social Media"
12/20: A new article by fall 2010 Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele: Food Nanotechnology in the News: Coverage Patterns and Thematic Emphases During the Last Decade
12/19: In Bloomberg, Advisory Board member Albert Hunt: "Indispensable Holbrooke Leaves the World Bereft"
12/19: Former Fellow David Rohde's new book, A Rope and a Prayer, reviewed in The Boston Globe.
12/14: In an article for Nieman Reports, "Statehouse Beat Woes Portend Bad News for Good Government," spring 2010 Fellow Gene Gibbons quotes from his Shorenstein Center paper, Ants at the Picnic: A Status Report on News Coverage of State Government.
12/10: Eclipse of the Sunnis by spring 2010 Fellow Deborah Amos listed among The Washington Post's best books of the year.
12/7: In The New York Times, former Fellow Cornelia Dean: "An 11-Letter Word for Perfectionist? Starts With C"
12/6: Hendrik Hertzberg, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The New Yorker: "Iran and the Bomb"
12/6: Fall 1997 Fellow Zachary Karabell in The Daily Beast: "Bernanke's Arrogance Problem"
12/4: Former Fellow Cristine Russell in The Atlantic: "Bill Ruckelshaus on EPA: 'Battered Agency Syndrome?'" and Columbia Journalism Review: "From Copenhagen to Cancun: A Challenging Year for the Climate Story"
11/24: Tracy Kidder, A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence at the Shorenstein Center, featured in an article in the Harvard Gazette: "A Master at his Craft"
11/19: Rebecca MacKinnon, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Wall Street Journal: "No Quick Fixes for Internet Freedom"
11/18: Professor Robert G. Picard, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, is to join Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) at the University of Oxford.
11/15: Shorenstein Center Advisory Board member Roy A. Hammer will receive the Robert F. Drinan Award for Distinguished Service, presented by the ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities in February 2011
11/11: Alan Simpson, former Visiting Lombard Lecturer at the Shorenstein Center, co-chairs the President's deficit panel: "Deficit Panel Leaders Propose Curbs on Social Security, Major Cuts in Spending, Tax Breaks"
11/11: Shorenstein Center associate Dan Okrent in Time magazine: "How to Shrink a City"
11/9: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow and HKS alum Beth Knobel has written a new book with Mike Wallace: Heat and Light: Advice for the Next Generation of Journalists
11/9: Clay Shirky, Visiting Murrow Lecturer, in Poynter Online: "The Shock of Inclusion and New Roles for News in the Fabric of Society"
11/8: A new working paper by former Fellow J.H. Snider: Connecting the Dots for Democratic Accountability: Semantic Web-Based Information Sharing Policy and the Future of Investigative Reporting (PDF)
11/8: A Secret Gift, a new book by former Fellow Ted Gup, featured in a New York Times article: "Kindness of a Stranger That Still Resonates," and reviewed in The Boston Globe: "Professor uncovers secrets of a caring grandfather."
11/4: Spring 2010 Visiting Assistant Professor Zephyr Teachout featured in Fordham University's In Focus: "Law Professor Fights to Bring Power to the People"
11/3: In Bloomberg, fall 2008 Fellow Eric Pooley: "Obama Needs China to Help Him Run Great Green Race"
11/3: Shorenstein Center Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele comments on Wisconsin's election results in The Badger Herald: "Political Impact of Republican Victory in Wisconsin Could Lead to Broad Changes"
11/2: HKS graduate and Shorenstein Center scholarship awardee Ellen Knickmeyer in The Daily Beast: "Yemen Defends Itself"
11/1: Spring 2010 Visiting Assistant Professor Zephyr Teachout featured in Fordham University's In Focus: "Law Professor Fights to Bring Power to the People"
10/30: Cristine Russell, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, writes in The Atlantic on new polling data from the Harvard School of Public Health documenting the partisan divide on health care reform showing up on the eve of the election: "Poll Shows Voter Divide on Health Care"
10/19: Spring 1988 Visiting Assistant Professor Judith Lichtenberg in The New York Times: "Is Pure Altruism Possible?"
10/14: Shorenstein Center Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele has published a new paper in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research: "Think about Him This Way: Priming, News Media, and South Koreans' Evaluation of the President"
10/14: Former Fellow Mark McKinnon in The Daily Beast: "A Centrist Gets Fighting Mad"
10/13: Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center, led a panel discussion on the changing nature of the news business and the legacy of legendary journalist David L. Halberstam: "In the Spirit of an Intrepid Reporter."
10/13: Marvin Kalb, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice Emeritus, received the Public Service Award from the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C. Click here to read Kalb's acceptance speech (PDF).
10/7: Spring 2006 Fellow Cristine Russell in The Atlantic: "Four Million Test-Tube Babies and Counting"
9/30: Sandy Rowe, Knight Fellow at the Shorenstein Center, will be honored on October 28 with the 2010 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.
9/26: In The Washington Post, Aarti Shahani, MPP2 at the Kennedy School, has published the article she wrote as part of the News21 summer national reporting team: "Americans Left at Risk as Transportation Safety Fixes Are Delayed"
9/25: Shorenstein Center Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele interviewed about the politics of science and technology: "Political Communication Researcher Examines Society's Big Questions"
9/24: Internet "visionary" Jaron Lanier, who is teaching a digital workshop on October 4, quoted in a New York Times review of the new movie, The Social Network: "Millions of Friends, But Not Very Popular"
9/23: Ambassador Jonathan Moore, Shorenstein Center associate, speaks to the Rwanda Senate: "Democracy Varies Depending on History"
9/23: Senator Al Franken, former Fellow, in the Minneapolis Star Tribune: "Health Reform Has Made a Difference for Minnesotans"
9/22: Shorenstein Center Fellow Charlie Gibson interviews Harvard President Drew Faust in year-opening interview as reported by the Harvard Gazette: "Faust: Let's break down boundaries"
9/21: HKS graduate Michael Falcone moves to his new job at ABC news: "Opposite Day on the Campaign Trail?"
9/21: New article by Fall 2010 Shorenstein Center Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele: "Value Predispositions, Mass Media, and Attitudes Toward Nanotechnology: The Interplay of Public and Experts"
9/20: Michael Tomasky, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in the Guardian: "The day's big leak kerfuffle"
9/20: In USA Today, HKS alum and former Lithgow intern Carrie Sheffield: "Why the GOP needs non-believers"
9/19: Steve Grove, HKS alum, interviews President Clinton on YouTube.
9/16: Jaron Lanier, teaching a digital workshop this fall, in The New York Times: "Does the Digital Classroom Enfeeble the Mind?"
9/16: HKS alum and former News21 intern Sebastian Abbott in the AP: "US envoy warns Pakistan of flood funding shortfall"
9/16: Former Fellow Deborah Amos on NPR's Morning Edition: "Palestinians Make Strides In West Bank Security"
9/12: Shorenstein Center director Alex S. Jones participated in a panel discussion at the IPI World Congress, in Vienna, Austria: "Lost News? Is the media still providing the public with the information it needs?"
9/10: HKS alumnus Ellen Knickmeyer in The Daily Beast: "The Next 9/11″
9/8: Trudy Lieberman, former Fellow, in Columbia Journalism Review: "Some Curious Omissions: The New Yorker and Social Security"
9/7: New article by Fall 2010 Shorenstein Center Fellow Dietram A. Scheufele: "Making sense of policy choices: Understanding the roles of value predispositions, mass media, and cognitive processing in public attitudes toward nanotechnology"
9/2: Former Fellow Garance Franke-Ruta on Sarah Palin: "Palin's path forward: A party leader?"
9/2: Advisory Board member E.J. Dionne writes in RealClearPolitics on President Obama's speech: "Obama Can Turn the Page on His Troubles"
9/1: Tracy Kidder, A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence at the Shorenstein Center, featured in a Harvard Crimson article: "Pulitzer Prize–Winning Writer J. Tracy Kidder '67 Returns to Harvard"
9/1: HKS student, Meaghan Jennison, reports on energy for News21 summer internship: "Congress, EPA contend for greenhouse gas authority"
8/30: Former Shorenstein Fellow Zachary Karabell writes about the economy in Time magazine: "Double-Dipping into the Past"
8/16: Hamlet's BlackBerry, a new book by former Fellow William Powers, featured on PBS's Newshour: "Author Disconnects from Communication Devices to Reconnect with Life"
8/12: Ellen Knickmeyer, HKS alumnus, writes in The Daily Beast: "Endgame in Iraq"
8/9: Fall 1996 Fellow Nachman Shai featured in a Jeruselem Post article and in an interview with the Haaretz
8/9: Jaron Lanier, who will be at the Shorenstein Center for a digital workshop on October 4, in The New York Times: "The First Church of Robotics"
8/5: Joel Engardio, Shorenstein Center scholarship awardee, in USA Today: "How Jehovah's Witnesses Helped Kill Prop 8″
8/5: Senator Al Franken, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in CNN Opinion: "Net Neutrality Is Foremost Free Speech Issue of Our Time"
7/30: Former Fellow Deborah Amos on NPR: "In Rare Summit, Arab Rivals Try to Ease Tension"
7/30: In GlobalPost, former Fellow Michael Goldfarb: "UK: Free Is Good, Right?"
7/28: Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center, quoted in The Boston Globe: "How to Figure Out Who's Really a Journalist"
7/28: Shorenstein Center Director Alex S. Jones on PBS's "NewsHour": "WikiLeaks Documents Go Public: Where Should Journalists Draw the Line?"
7/27: In ProPublica, advisory board member Richard Tofel: "Why WikiLeaks' 'War Logs' Are No Pentagon Papers"
7/23: Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, in The Daily Beast: "A Harvard Economist on Why He Supports The Daily Beast Manifesto"
7/23: Daniel Schorr, advisory board member and longtime friend of the Shorenstein Center, died Friday, July 23, at the age of 93. He was the T.H. White Lecturer in 1993, and he won the Goldsmith Career Award in 2007. Read more about Schorr in The New York Times, NPR, The Washington
Post
, Politico and Christian Science Monitor.
7/21: Incoming Fall 2010 Fellow Karen Rothmyer in The Nation: "Brace Yourself: Good News on Africa"
7/20: HKS graduate and Shorenstein Center scholarship awardee, Ellen Knickmeyer, in The Daily Beast: "We're Training the Next Bin Laden"
7/19: Shorenstein Center Advisory Board member Douglas Shorenstein selected as chair of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank for 2011. Read more in the Sacramento Business Journal.
7/13: In The Boston Globe, Shorenstein Center associate Jonathan Moore: "The Afghanistan Tightrope"
7/12: Interview with former Shorenstein Fellow Alexis Sinduhije by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: "One Man's View of the Future of Burundi Politics"
7/11: In Bloomberg, Advisory Board member Albert Hunt: "Know-Nothings' Ghosts Haunt Immigration Debate"
7/5: Clay Shirky, Fall 2010 Visiting Murrow Lecturer, in the Guardian: "Paywall Will Underperform — The Numbers Don't Add Up"
7/5: A new paper by former Fellow Mitchell Stephens has been published as part of a discussion of the future of journalism in Daedalus: The Case for Wisdom Journalism—And for Journalists Surrendering the Pursuit of News. The paper is based on Stephens' research as a Shorenstein Center Fellow last spring.
6/25: Remembering Walter H. Shorenstein, 1915–2010
Read more about Walter Shorenstein in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Forbes magazine, The LA Times, The San Francisco Examiner, Bloomberg Businessweek, The San Francisco Chronicle and a statement from Nancy Pelosi.
6/23: Ellen Knickmeyer, recent HKS graduate and Shorenstein Center scholarship awardee, in The Daily Beast: "Petraeus, a Master of Spin"
6/23: Former Fellow William Powers will be at the Harvard Book Store on July 22 to discuss his forthcoming book, Hamlet's Blackberry. The Shorenstein Center is a co-sponsor of the event.
6/16: Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, quoted in The New York Times: "Greek Leader Finds Balm for Deficit: Straight Talk"
6/15: Advisory board member Walter Isaacson in The Atlantic: "Information Wants to Be Paid For"
6/9: Clay Shirky, Fall 2010 Visiting Murrow Lecturer, in The Wall Street Journal: "Does the Internet Make You Smarter?"
6/8: In The Root, former Fellow Terence Samuel: "Obama's Katrina? No. His Iran Hostage Crisis? Maybe."
6/7: Spring 2010 Fellow Peter Maass in The Big Money: "To BP or Not To BP"
6/3: Fall 1996 Fellow Nachman Shai in The Jeruselem Post: "Let the Turks Rage"
6/3: At the kickoff of the Personal Democracy Forum in New York, Nicco Mele, adjunct lecturer in public policy, talks about social media: "Howard Dean's Web Guru Dishes at The Harvard Club: We Were Onto Something"
6/1: Michael Goldfarb, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in GlobalPost: "When US and Israeli interests diverge"
5/31: Shorenstein Center Advisory Board member E.J. Dionne Jr. in The Washington Post: "This Memorial Day, honoring a military that's in isolation"
5/31: Former Shorenstein Fellow James Carroll in The Boston Globe: "Remembering the heroes, victims"
5/28: The 2010 recipient of the Shorenstein Prize for Reporting on Asia is Barbara Crossette, a former foreign correspondent for The New York Times. The award ceremony featured a panel discussion titled "South Asia's Vulnerable Side: Where Economic Growth Outpaces Human Progress."
5/28: Fall 2000 Fellow Jason DeParle in The New York Times: "Downturn Does Little to Slow Migration"
5/20: Fall 2005 Fellow Diane Francis in Financial Post: "Euro-sion Blues"
5/18: Former Fellow Mark Halperin in Time magazine: "Primary Tuesday: Sending the Bums the Right Message"
5/18: Mark McKinnon, former Shorenstein Center faculty member, discusses Tuesday's primary elections in The Daily Beast: "What to Watch on Primary Night."
5/16: Shorenstein Center associate Dan Okrent in The LA Times: "An Iillegal Substance Sold Legally"
5/12: Former Fellow Michael Goldfarb in GlobalPost: "Lessons of the UK Election (So Far)"
5/12: Zachary Karabell, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Wall Street Journal: "The World's Dollar Drug"
5/11: An interview with Shorenstein Center Fellow Peter Maass on Democracy Now about the oil conflagration in Louisiana.
5/10: In the New York Review of Books, HKS graduate and former News21 intern Nik Steinberg: "Cuba — A Way Forward"
5/10: Fall 2005 Fellow Diane Francis in Financial Post: "A Bad Week for the Brits and Others"
5/8: Shorenstein Scholarship recipient Ellen Knickmeyer in The Daily Beast: "The Horror of Covering War"
5/6: Former Fellow Michael Goldfarb in GlobalPost: "Brits head to polls in uncertain election"
5/5: Alex S. Jones, Shorenstein Center director, mentioned in a Slate article: "Newsweek Has Fallen Down and Can't Get Up"
5/4: An interview with Shorenstein Center Fellow Peter Maass on PRI's The World about the oil conflagration in Louisiana and other parts of the world: "Impact of oil spills"
5/1: Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, in The Boston Globe: "Wall Street's Game of Risk with Greece"
4/28: Shorenstein Center director Alex S. Jones quoted in a Media Matters article: "Journalism Expert Questions Dick Morris' 'Integrity'"
4/27: Shorenstein Center associate Dan Okrent's new book Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition reviewed in Bloomberg's Businessweek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Wall Street Journal. Read excerpts at The Daily Beast, New York magazine and Smithsonian magazine. Listen to Okrent interviewed on NPR's Fresh Air.
4/26: In Time magazine, former Fellow Mark Halperin: "Obama Ahead of Election 2010: The Secrets of His Success"
4/25: Visiting Assistant Professor Zephyr Teachout in The Big Money on the case for splitting up the nation's megabanks: "C'mon — Break It Up!"
4/20: Shorenstein Fellow Deborah Amos and former Fellow Judy Woodruff receive Edward R. Murrow awards for Lifetime Achievement: "Advancing the Murrow Legacy: Ethics and Responsibility in the New Media Landscape"
4/14: Thomas E. Patterson quoted in a Miller-McCune article about the Journalist's Resource website: "Knowledge-Based Journalism Is Not an Oxymoron"
4/10: David Rohde, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, wins Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism and is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
4/9: In Newsweek magazine, former Fellow Kim Campbell on political quotas for women: "Holding Half the Seats"
4/8: Linda Douglass, former Shorenstein Fellow, leaving the White House, as reported in The Washington Post.
4/8: Fall 2002 Fellow Jonathan Schell in CNN Opinion: "Nuclear Balance of Terror Must End"
4/7: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow Zachary Karabell in The Wall Street Journal: "Dow 11000 Is Only the Beginning"
4/1: Shorenstein Center sponsors discussions on health care reform and digital governance as part of Harvard Kennedy School's public-service week.
3/31: Shorenstein Center Fellow Peter Maass in The New York Times: "Drill Now to Drill Less Later"
3/30: Harvard Kennedy School profile, "Shorenstein Center Stands on the Forefront of Digital Technology and Its Connection to Public Policy."
3/26: Spring 2005 Fellow Julia Baird in Newsweek says Marines deserve to know the truth about the Iraq war: "The Moral Weight of War."
3/30: Aarti Shahani, current HKS student and News21 intern, in Salon: "Who Cares about Haiti's College Kids?"
3/29: Trudy Lieberman, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, appointed first Center for Advancing Health Fellow.
3/26: Spring 2005 Fellow Julia Baird in Newsweek says that Marines deserve to know the truth about the Iraq war.
3/26: Former Shorenstein Fellow James Carroll, on the GOP and foreign policy in The Daily Beast.
3/22: Shorenstein Center colleagues weigh in on the health care bill: E.J. Dionne Jr. in The Washington Post; Mark McKinnon in The Daily Beast; Michael Tomasky in The Guardian; Mark Halperin in Time magazine; Bob Blendon in The Boston Globe; Cristine Russell in The Atlantic
3/19: Spring 1989 Fellow Godfrey Hodgson compares President Obama with Lyndon B. Johnson: "Obama's Parallels with Johnson Era"
3/18: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow Al Franken makes his way in the U.S. Senate, as reported in The Washington Post: "Senator Smiley: Al Franken Pulls No Punches, But Adds a Few Punch Lines"
3/17: Mark McKinnon, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Daily Beast: "How Obama Wins in 2012″
3/17: A New York Times article about advisory board member Senator Alan K. Simpson: "Deficit Hawk Returns, Much to His Party's Dismay"
3/17: Former Fellow Michael Goldfarb writes about trade with China in GlobalPost: "Why the View is Different from Australia"
3/15: Shorenstein Center Fellow Deborah Amos in GlobalPost: "Iraq's political chess game"
3/9: Deborah Amos, Shorenstein Center Fellow, has a new book: Eclipse of the Sunnis. Listen to Amos interviewed on NPR or read an excerpt in Foreign Policy.
3/8: Gov 2.0 Camp New England "unconference" reported on in the Harvard Crimson
3/8: Elizabeth Becker, spring 2008 Fellow, writes about the glass ceiling: "Why Are Women Being Left Out of Climate Decision-Making?"
3/4: Fall 2003 Fellow Cornelia Dean in The New York Times: "Study Says Undersea Release of Methane Is Under Way"
3/4: In Time magazine, former Fellow Zachary Karabell: "In Defense of Debt"
3/1: Aarti Shahani, first-year MPP at Harvard Kennedy School and News21 intern, receives prestigious 2010 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship.
2/27: Nik Steinberg, HKS graduate and former News21 intern, in The Washington Post: "Imprisoned for 'Dangerousness' in Cuba."
2/24: Alex S. Jones, Shorenstein Center director, featured in an HKS Magazine article about his book Losing the News.
2/19: New book by former Visiting Murrow Professor Roger Rosenblatt reviewed in The Washington Post: Making Toast: A Family Story
2/18: Article by Senior Fellow Richard Parker in The Nation: Athens: The First Domino?
2/17: Advisory board member and former Lombard Lecturer Alan Simpson, named by President Obama as co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, quoted in The New York Times: "Party Gridlock in Washington Feeds New Fear of a Debt Crisis"
2/16: In Newsweek, former Fellow Mark Halperin: "Can Obama Rebuild Bipartisan Trust?"
2/15: Spring 2005 Fellow David Rohde receives award: "Times Reporter Held by Taliban Is Among Polk Award Winners"
2/11: Former Fellow Julia Baird writes about the recession in Newsweek: "Seeking a Moral Compass"
2/11: Bill Powers, who wrote Hamlet's Blackberry during his fall 2006 Fellowship at the Shorenstein Center, contributes to a New York Times forum: "Do School Libraries Need Books?"
2/10: In Foreign Policy, Steve Walt writes about why people should read Matt Baum's new book, War Stories: "Politicians, the press, and foreign policy: What to read"
2/10: Zachary Karabell, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in Time: "U.S.-China Friction: Why Neither Side Can Afford a Split"
2/6: Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center, quoted in a New York Times column by former Fellow Clark Hoyt: "Too Close to Home"
2/5: In Newsweek, former Shorenstein Fellow Evan Thomas: "Obama's Other Deficit"
2/4: Fall 2009 Fellow Bill Mitchell on Poynter Online: "iPad Changes Equation of Newspaper-Subsidized E-Readers"
1/31: HKS alum Steve Grove interviews President Obama on YouTube: "Why Obama is selling his budget on YouTube." Watch the video.
1/31: Garance Franke-Ruta, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, writes about John Edwards in The Washington Post.
1/30: In The New York Times, former Fellow Clark Hoyt: "Secondhand Sources"
1/29: Goldsmith Awards announced in The Boston Globe, Editor & Publisher, News & Observer and ProPublica.
1/29: Fall 2008 Fellow Eric Pooley named Deputy Editor of Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Press release PDF
1/28: Julia Baird, spring 2005 Fellow, in Newsweek: "An Unquiet Nation"
1/28: Former Fellow Michael Tomasky in The Guardian: "Obama's State of the Union"
1/28: Advisory board member E.J. Dionne Jr. in The Washington Post: "Obama Shows He's a Conciliator — and Also Willing to Fight"
1/27: Fred Wertheimer, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Is the Supreme Court's Ruling on Campaigns Bad for Democracy?"
1/26: Fall 2000 Fellow Jason DeParle writes in The New York Times about a new study: "Families Struggle to Afford Food, Survey Finds"
1/25: "Best of News21″ Showcases Innovative Student Journalism. Press release
1/24: Alec Baldwin mentions the Shorenstein Center's Nine Sundays proposal in a Huffington Post op-ed about the Supreme Court: "The Roberts Court Takes Aim at Campaign Finance Reform"
1/24: Former Shorenstein Center faculty member Mark McKinnon in The Daily Beast on David Plouffe's new job: "Bringing Back David Plouffe Will Totally Work"
1/21: Advisory board member E.J. Dionne Jr. in The Washington Post: "Mass. Senate Race Exposes the Contradictions of Obamaism"
1/20: Stephen Hess, advisory board member, in Foreign Policy: "The Art of Leaking"
1/20: Fall 2009 Fellow Bill Mitchell in Poynter Online: "New York Times Pay Plan to Target Most Loyal, Online-Only Users"
1/18: Former Shorenstein Center Fellow James Carroll in The Boston Globe: "King: 'Now Is the Time to Make Real the Promise'"
1/17: Fall 2003 Fellow Ted Gup in The Washington Post on the secrecy of casualties: "When CIA Operatives Die, The Agency Stays Quiet"
1/16: Fall 2008 Fellow Eric Pooley writes on climate change: "Hangover Lingers from Copenhagen Climate Mosh Pit"
1/15: In Time magazine, former Shorenstein Center Fellow Zachary Karabell: "Google and China: Silicon Valley Is No Longer King"
1/13: Tracy Kidder, fall 2010 Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence, writes about Haiti in The New York Times: "Country Without a Net"
1/13: Former Fellow Rebecca MacKinnon writes about Google and China in The Wall Street Journal: "Google Gets On the Right Side of History"
1/12: Spring 1999 Fellow Li Xiguang has accepted a joint appointment in Chongqing: "Top Journalism Educator to Lead Western China's Think Tank"
1/11: Publishers Weekly reviews new book by former Visiting Murrow Lecturer Dan Okrent: Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
1/10: New book by HKS alum John Heilemann and former Shorenstein and IOP Fellow Mark Halperin reviewed in The New York Times: "In 'Game Change,' Insight on the 2008 Campaign"
1/8: David S. Broder, advisory board member, in The Washington Post: "Failed Christmas Bomb Plot Will Likely Alter Obama's Agenda"
1/7: Advisory board member E.J. Dionne Jr. in The Washington Post: "What Dorgan's Retirement and Other Exits Mean for the Democrats"
1/4: Spring 1997 Fellow James Carroll in The Boston Globe: "An Ode to Ellen Goodman"
1/4: In The Boston Globe, former Fellow Martin F. Nolan: "Menino's Small Wins Can Add Up to a Lasting Legacy"
1/2: Fall 2000 Fellow Jason DeParle in The New York Times: "Living on Nothing but Food Stamps"
1/1: Ellen Goodman, former Shorenstein Center Fellow, in The Washington Post: "Ellen Goodman Writes of Letting Go in Her Final Column"

 

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