2020 Goldsmith Prize Finalists

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School Announces Six Finalists for the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting; Kathleen Carroll, former AP Executive Editor, to Receive Career Award Six investigative reporting teams have been selected as finalists for…

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Surviving an Enemy of the Press: Lessons from Russia

Ann Cooper is a Spring 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, she has more than 25 years of radio and print reporting experience. She also worked as executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists prior to joining the Columbia Journalism School…

The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed: Why News is Not Enough

Gwyneth Williams, veteran BBC journalist and 2020 Walter Shorenstein Fellow, is joined by historian and broadcaster Linda Colley (Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, Princeton University) and Aleks Krotoski, presenter BBC’s The Digital Human. Rolling news, far from helping us…

Young-Mie-Kim

Part of the speaker series on misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Election interference raises grave normative concerns. Unfortunately, due to conceptual and methodological challenges, little scientific knowledge has been generated about election interference. This talk discusses the mechanisms by…

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On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A Podcast with Jane Perlez of The New York Times. Click Here to Listen.

U.S./China relations have seen huge shifts over the past decade. Jane Perlez, former Beijing Bureau Chief for The New York Times, witnessed much of it during her seven years reporting from China. Listen to her new podcast below. You can…

Mother Jones' editor in chief Clara Jeffery (right) talks with Jahna Berry (center), director of news product and Clint Hendler (left), news director after a news meeting on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif.

Creating a Thriving Legacy News Magazine through Mission, Strategy, and Experimentation Case Study co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Institute for Nonprofit News. The views expressed in Shorenstein…

The Commons: Student Workshop Reimagines Political Media

The Commons is a prototype of an imagined news outlet covering U.S. politics. It is the product of an eight-week discussion workshop this fall at Harvard led by Adam Moss, Shorenstein fellow and the former editor-in-chief of New York Magazine and…

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On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A Podcast with Jane Perlez of The New York Times. Click Here to Listen.

U.S./China relations have seen huge shifts over the past decade. Jane Perlez, former Beijing Bureau Chief for The New York Times, witnessed much of it during her seven years reporting from China. Listen to her new podcast below. You can…

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Spring 2020 Shorenstein Fellows

This spring, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy will welcome a group of highly accomplished media professionals to Harvard Kennedy School as Shorenstein Fellows. The cohort includes working journalists, academics, and media business executives. They will join…

Dr. Joan Donovan testifies in Congressional Hearing on January 8 2020

Dr. Joan Donovan testified in front of the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on January 8, 2020, in a hearing titled “Americans at Risk: Manipulation And Deception in the Digital Age“. Full video of the hearing can be…