Is Facebook "Killing Us"? Social Media News Consumption and COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

The COVID States Project – including Matthew A. Baum, Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communications and Professor of Public Policy

The Journalist’s Resource helps journalists and the public get up to speed on academic studies about complex problems and their potential solutions. The goal: more high-quality research in the news stream. 

The HKS Misinformation Review is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes multidisciplinary research on mis- and disinformation on a fast timeline to get important new research into the hands of practitioners who need it.

Spotlight Shorenstein

Behavioral Decision Science, Center News, News,
New study on emotional resilience during COVID-19
Harvard Kennedy School PhD student Ke Wong, along with his advisor, Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Management & Decision Science...
Center News, News,
Remembering Sandra Nyaira (1974-2021)
The Shorenstein Center, along with her many friends and colleagues the world-over, are mourning the loss of Sandra Nyaira, legendary Zimbabwean journalist...
Center News, News, Public Interest Technology,
New Public Interest Tech Lab
A new research initiative, the Public Interest Technology Lab at Harvard, a collaboration among faculty across Harvard University and working...
Center News, Disinformation, News,
Human Rights in Survival Mode – new white paper from the TaSC project
The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) is proud to announce the release of a new white paper from...

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What is Stronger Than Hate? Lessons from Testimony, Media, and Scholarship
The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School, and the USC Shoah Foundation, joined...

A large body of research shows how journalists’ jobs can pose a risk to their mental health.

We searched these studies for tips on preventing and addressing the stress and trauma of reporting the news:


Looking forward to this! Former fellow @AdamSerwer in conversation with @DrIbram about his new book, The Cruelty is the Point.

The Surgeon General's advisory last week embraces the "whole of society" model for fighting mis- and disinformation spearheaded by the Shorenstein Center's TaSC project and its Media Manipulation Casebook https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/surgeon-general-misinformation-advisory.pdf

Kathy @kathytpham 8 Mar

Thursday 4pm EST! Join for an hour for community and lessons from @cecmunoz about public leadership, public interest tech, and so much more!

Shorenstein Center @ShorensteinCtr

WE ARE SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS! Yes we are shouting. It is that exciting. Congratulations Brian Friedberg for this book deal!

Shorenstein Center @ShorensteinCtr

Can’t wait to have you join the team, Megan!

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