The state of the economy

April 9, 2008 – The Shorenstein Center hosted a discussion for reporters on the state of the economy in New York City.

The Arab and American Media: Communication Tool or Weapon of War?

April 7, 2008 – “The Arab and American Media: Communication Tool or Weapon of War?” Brown-bag lunch with Rami Khouri, editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper and an internationally syndicated political columnist.

Why We’re Financially Illiterate, and What Business Journalism, Especially on TV, Has to Do With It

April 3, 2008 – “Why We’re Financially Illiterate, and What Business Journalism, Especially on TV, Has to Do With It.” Brown-bag lunch with Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Press Coverage of Global Warming

April 1, 2008 – “Press Coverage of Global Warming.” Brown-bag lunch with Ira Flatow, host of NPR’s Science Friday.

In Defense of Negativity in Politics

March 18, 2008 – “In Defense of Negativity in Politics.” Brown-bag lunch with John Geer, winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Best Academic Book and professor of political science and public policy, Vanderbilt University.

Kosovo at a Crossroads: Security, Politics, Development and the Media

March 13, 2008 – “Kosovo at a Crossroads: Security, Politics, Development and the Media.” Brown-bag lunch with Major General William Nash, U.S. Army (Ret.); Adjunct senior fellow for conflict prevention and director of the Military Fellows Program at the Council on Foreign…

Newspapers in the Digital Age

March 11, 2008 – “Newspapers in the Digital Age.” Brown-bag lunch with Steve Coll, staff writer at the New Yorker and president and CEO of New America Foundation.

The Presidential Nominating Process: Is the System Broken?

March 6, 2008 – “The Presidential Nominating Process: Is the System Broken?” Brown-bag lunch with Tom Fiedler, Visiting Murrow Lecturer of the Practice of Press and Politics, and James Roosevelt, Jr., co-chair of the Rules and By-laws Committee of the Democratic…